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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 871

 

January Session, 2011

 

LCO No. 1852

   

Referred to Committee on Environment

 

Introduced by:

 

SEN. LEBEAU, 3rd Dist.

 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING AN ANIMAL ABUSER REGISTRY.

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

That the general statutes be amended to establish an animal abuser registry and to require any person convicted of cruelty to animals in violation of section 53-247 of the general statutes to register such person's name and other identifying information for inclusion in the registry.

Statement of Purpose:

To reduce animal abuse by allowing animal shelters to screen potential adopters of animals.