General Assembly Proposed Bill No. 123
January Session, 2021 LCO No. 382
Referred to Committee on PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY
Introduced by:
SEN. BERTHEL, 32nd Dist.
AN ACT INCREASING PENALTIES FOR THE INJURING OR KILLING
OF POLICE ANIMALS OR SEARCH AND RESCUE DOGS.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General
Assembly convened:
1 That subsections (d) and (e) of section 53-247 of the general statutes
2 be amended to increase the penalties for the intentional injury or killing
3 of police animals or dogs in volunteer canine search and rescue teams.
Statement of Purpose:
To increase the penalties for the intentional injury or killing of police
animals or dogs in volunteer canine search and rescue teams.
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