Introduced House Bill (H)

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Animal cruelty. Increases the offense level for certain animal cruelty crimes. Provides that a person who recklessly, knowingly, or intentionally tethers a dog under certain circumstances while the dog is in the person's care, custody, or control commits unlawful tethering of a dog, a Class C misdemeanor. Amends and creates certain definitions for offenses relating to animals. Makes conforming amendments. Animal cruelty. Increases the offense level for certain animal cruelty crimes. Provides that a person who recklessly, knowingly, or intentionally tethers a dog under certain circumstances while the dog is in the person's care, custody, or control commits unlawful tethering of a dog, a Class C misdemeanor. Amends and creates certain definitions for offenses relating to animals. Makes conforming amendments.