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2021 House Bill 4704: Revise animal cruelty procedures
Introduced by Rep. Doug Wozniak R-Shelby Township on April 22, 2021
To revise requirements and procedures for an animal control agency taking possession of an abused animal seized by police, and its ultimate disposition, including forfeiture and humane euthanization. Under this and House Bill 4703 the owner would be responsible for all related costs, including euthanization if ordered. The bills are intended to provide uniformity in several sections of state animal cruelty law.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on April 22, 2021
Reported in the House on October 26, 2021
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Received in the Senate on November 30, 2021
Referred to the Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee on November 30, 2021
Reported in the Senate on June 15, 2022
With the recommendation that the bill pass.