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Substitute House Bill No. 6038

Public Act No. 03-212

AN ACT CONCERNING THE CONFINEMENT AND TETHERING OF DOGS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. (NEW) (Effective October 1, 2003) Any person who confines or tethers a dog for an unreasonable period of time shall be fined not more than one hundred dollars for the first offense, not less than one hundred dollars or more than two hundred fifty dollars for a second offense, and not less than two hundred fifty dollars or more than five hundred dollars for any subsequent offense.

Approved July 9, 2003