PA 13-99—sHB 5836
AN ACT CONCERNING THE AVAILABILITY OF FUNDING FOR THE VACCINATION AND STERILIZATION OF DOGS AND CATS OWNED BY LOW INCOME PERSONS
SUMMARY: This act increases, from 10% to 20%, the amount of certain animal population control program funds that may be used for sterilizing and vaccinating dogs and cats owned by low-income people. The funds are from a surcharge on dog licenses, certain animal adoption fees for pounds' unspayed or unneutered cats and dogs, and proceeds from commemorative “Caring for Pets” license plates.
By law, the agriculture commissioner operates the animal population control program, which, among other things, provides sterilization and vaccination benefits for dogs and cats (1) adopted from municipal pounds in Connecticut or (2) owned by low-income people.
EFFECTIVE DATE: July 1, 2013
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