Connecticut Seal

General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 5398

 

January Session, 2011

 

LCO No. 2272

   

Referred to Committee on Environment

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. ABERCROMBIE, 83rd Dist.

REP. URBAN, 43rd Dist.

 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING MAXIMUM LEASH LENGTHS AND A REGISTRY OF DOGS THAT HAVE ATTACKED PERSONS.

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

That the general statutes be amended to provide that the maximum leash length for dogs is six feet and to establish a registry of dogs that have bitten an individual.

Statement of Purpose:

To establish the length of leashes for dogs and a registry of dogs that have bitten persons.