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2016 House Bill 5215: Criminalize removing collar from other person’s dog

Public Act 353 of 2016

Introduced by Rep. Triston Cole (R) on January 13, 2016
To make it a crime to remove the collar from a dog owned by someone else, punishable by up to 90 days in jail and a $1,000 fine.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Natural Resources Committee on January 13, 2016
Reported in the House on May 3, 2016
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Passed 79 to 29 in the House on June 7, 2016.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To make it a crime to remove the collar from a dog owned by someone else and being used for hunting punishable by up to 90 days in jail and a $2,500 fine.
Received in the Senate on June 8, 2016
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on June 8, 2016
Reported in the Senate on October 20, 2016
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered by Sen. Steve Bieda (D) on November 10, 2016
To extend the bill's scope to microchips installed in or on a dog.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on November 10, 2016
Received in the House on November 29, 2016
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on December 21, 2016

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