MD HB239 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 24 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-03-06 - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Requiring the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services to establish the Maryland Animal Abuse Registry; requiring the Registry to be updated based on certain information made available to the Department; requiring a person convicted of crimes involving animals to register with a certain county sheriff; requiring a court to order a person convicted of an animal abuse crime to participate in certain counseling; establishing the Animal Abuse Registry Fund primarily to fund the collection of information by county sheriffs; etc.

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Criminal Procedure - Maryland Animal Abuse Registry



2019-03-06HouseUnfavorable Report by Judiciary
2019-01-24HouseHearing 2/07 at 1:00 p.m.
2019-01-24HouseFirst Reading Judiciary


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