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2017 Senate Bill 416: Allow adoption of dog-fight dogs
Introduced by Sen. Tory Rocca (R) on May 31, 2017
To revise a law that bans breeding, buying or selling an animal that has been trained or used for fighting, or its offspring, so as to allow for adoption of these animals if the shelter or agency responsible for an animal judges that it does not pose a threat to public safety. Also, require the owner of an animal seized in connection with animal fighting to post a cost of care bond.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on May 31, 2017
Reported in the Senate on June 8, 2017
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Passed 36 to 0 in the Senate on June 12, 2018.
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(same description)
To revise a law that bans breeding, buying or selling an animal that has been trained or used for fighting, or its offspring, so as to allow for adoption of these animals if the shelter or agency responsible for an animal judges that it does not pose a threat to public safety. Also, require the owner of an animal seized in connection with animal fighting to post a cost of care bond.
Received in the House on June 12, 2018
Referred to the House Law and Justice Committee on June 12, 2018

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