MD HB1804 | 2012 | 1st Special Session


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on May 14 2012 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2012-05-14 - First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
Pending: House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Establishing that, for the purpose of determining criminal or civil liability, a dog may not be presumed dangerous or potentially dangerous solely on the basis of the breed or heritage of the dog; providing that the Act does not preclude a political subdivision from adopting or enforcing a program to control dangerous or potentially dangerous dogs if the program does not discriminate among dogs solely on the basis of the breed or heritage of the dog; applying the Act prospectively; and making the Act an emergency measure.

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Courts - Dangerous Dog Presumption - Specific Breed Prohibition



2012-05-14 First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations


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