Bill Text: CA AB343 | 2013-2014 | Regular Session | Introduced

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Bill Title: Animal cruelty: duty to provide documentary evidence.

Status: (Introduced) 2014-02-03 - From committee: Filed with the Chief Clerk pursuant to Joint Rule 56. [AB343 Detail]

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BILL NUMBER: AB 343	INTRODUCED
	BILL TEXT


INTRODUCED BY   Assembly Member Patterson

                        FEBRUARY 13, 2013

   An act to amend Section 16441 of the Food and Agricultural Code,
relating to animals.


	LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


   AB 343, as introduced, Patterson. Animals: at large: civil
penalties.
   Existing law prescribes the actions to be taken by a person who
finds a stray domestic animal, as defined, upon his or her premises,
or upon premises to which he or she has the right of possession, or
upon any highway which is adjacent to such premises. Any person who
violates these and related provisions is civilly liable for a penalty
not to exceed a sum of $500 for each violation.
   This bill would make nonsubstantive changes to that penalty
provision.
   Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: no.
State-mandated local program: no.


THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  SECTION 1.  Section 16441 of the Food and Agricultural Code is
amended to read:
   16441.  Any person that violates any provision of this part or any
regulations issued pursuant to it is liable civilly for a penalty in
an amount not to exceed a sum of five hundred dollars ($500) for
each violation. Any  money   moneys 
recovered  under   pursuant to  this
section shall be paid into the Department of  Food and 
Agriculture Fund.                                   
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