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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 122

 

January Session, 2009

 

LCO No. 755

   

Referred to Committee on Environment

 

Introduced by:

 

SEN. PRAGUE, 19th Dist.

 

AN ACT PROHIBITING THE TETHERING OF DOGS.

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

That the general statutes be amended to prohibit the restraint of a dog by any device, including, but not limited to, a rope or chain, that unreasonably limits the range of such dog within a set radius.

Statement of Purpose:

To prevent needless suffering by prohibiting the unreasonable tethering of dogs.