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2017 House Bill 5063: Criminalize endangering an animal by leaving it in a vehicle
Introduced by Rep. Patrick Green D-Warren on October 5, 2017
To make it a crime to leave an animal in a vehicle in conditions that could cause harm (too hot, too cold, etc.). The bill authorizes penalties starting at 45 days in jail if no harm ensues, and up to five years in prison if the animal dies.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Law and Justice Committee on October 5, 2017