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HB 77 (BR 470) - M. Henley, J. Greer, J. Jenkins, T. Riner, S. Westrom

     AN ACT relating to animal cruelty.
     Amend KRS 525.125, 525.130, and 525.135 to require the offender to pay reasonable and necessary maintenance expenses for care of animals involved in cruelty and torture cases; amend KRS 436.605 to require a court, upon petition, to conduct forfeiture hearing and, except for good cause, require defendant to post surety for expenses related to animals care or forfeit animal.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 8-introduced in House; to Judiciary (H)

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