KY HB20 | 2022 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 31-13)
Status: Introduced on January 4 2022 - 25% progression
Action: 2022-01-04 - introduced in House
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Amend KRS 525.135, relating to torture of a dog or cat, to add specific acts to definition of torture; make all violations a Class D felony; make each act of torture prosecutable as a separate offense; make the exemptions applicable only where there is no intent to cause, increase, or prolong the pain and suffering of the dog or cat.

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AN ACT relating to torture of a dog or cat.



2022-01-04Houseintroduced in House
2021-06-08HousePrefiled by the sponsor(s).


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