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Powers Of Bureau Of Animal Protection Agents

Concerning powers of bureau of animal protection agents, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
2020 Regular Session
Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement
Bill Summary

The bill grants additional duties and powers to bureau of animal protection agents (agent), including the authority to conduct investigations; to take possession of and impound any animal that the agent has probable cause to believe is a victim of cruelty to animals. and to take possession of and impound a dog if the agent has probable cause to believe the dog is a dangerous dog.

(Note: Italicized words indicate new material added to the original summary; dashes through words indicate deletions from the original summary.)

(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)


Under Consideration


Bill Text


Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Sen. J. Cooke
Rep. D. Roberts


Sen. R. Fields


Sen. J. Bridges, Sen. J. Ginal, Sen. D. Moreno, Sen. J. Tate

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