Bill Text - HB1238 (2018)

(New Title) relative to animal cruelty involving an equine colt.


Revision: Nov. 7, 2017, 2:39 p.m.

HB 1238 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2018 SESSION

18-2189

08/04

 

HOUSE BILL 1238

 

AN ACT relative to animal cruelty and costs of care for such animals.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. W. Marsh, Carr. 8; Rep. DesMarais, Carr. 6; Rep. Irwin, Sull. 6; Rep. Nelson, Carr. 5; Rep. Massimilla, Graf. 1

 

COMMITTEE: Environment and Agriculture

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill allows a law enforcement officer to take into possession an animal which is the subject of animal cruelty when he or she makes an arrest for animal cruelty.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

18-2189

08/04

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to animal cruelty and costs of care for such animals.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

1  Cruelty to Animals; Reference Change.  Amend RSA 105:14 to read as follows:

105:14  Cruelty to Animals.  Whenever an officer makes an arrest upon view, or upon a warrant for a violation of any provision of [RSA 441:4-a] RSA 435:5 or RSA 644:8, [he] the officer may take into his or her possession the animal which is the subject of such cruelty, and if the owner has no knowledge of such taking [he] the officer shall give [him] the owner notice forthwith.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

HB 1238 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2018 SESSION

18-2189

08/04

 

HOUSE BILL 1238

 

AN ACT relative to animal cruelty and costs of care for such animals.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. W. Marsh, Carr. 8; Rep. DesMarais, Carr. 6; Rep. Irwin, Sull. 6; Rep. Nelson, Carr. 5; Rep. Massimilla, Graf. 1

 

COMMITTEE: Environment and Agriculture

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill allows a law enforcement officer to take into possession an animal which is the subject of animal cruelty when he or she makes an arrest for animal cruelty.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

18-2189

08/04

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to animal cruelty and costs of care for such animals.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

1  Cruelty to Animals; Reference Change.  Amend RSA 105:14 to read as follows:

105:14  Cruelty to Animals.  Whenever an officer makes an arrest upon view, or upon a warrant for a violation of any provision of [RSA 441:4-a] RSA 435:5 or RSA 644:8, [he] the officer may take into his or her possession the animal which is the subject of such cruelty, and if the owner has no knowledge of such taking [he] the officer shall give [him] the owner notice forthwith.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.