View Amendment Current Amendment: 2 to Bill 4538

Rep. HIXON proposes the following Amendment No. to H. 4538 (COUNCIL\CM\4538C001.GT.CM22):

Reference is to Printer's Date 1/27/22 -H.

Amend the bill, as and if amended, SECTION 1, by striking and inserting:

/ SECTION1. Chapter 1, Title 50 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:

"Section 50-11-785. (A)It is unlawful to intentionally remove or destroy an electronic collar or other electronic device placed on a dog by its owner.

(B) A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, must be:

(1) fined not more than five hundred dollars or imprisoned for not more than ten days for a first offense; or

(2) fined not more than one thousand dollars or imprisoned not more than thirty days for a second or subsequent offense.

(C) A veterinarian acting in his official capacity is not subject to the provisions contained in this section."/