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House Bill 1093

House Bill 1093

ARCHIVE (2013)

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DIGEST OF HB 1093 (Updated April 22, 2013 2:07 pm - DI 84)

Killing a law enforcement animal. Requires a court to order a person convicted of the offense of: (1) striking, tormenting, injuring, or otherwise mistreating a law enforcement animal; or (2) interfering with the actions of a law enforcement animal while the animal is engaged in assisting a law enforcement officer; to make restitution to the person or law enforcement agency that owns the animal for reimbursement of replacement costs of the animal if the animal is permanently disabled or killed. Permits a law enforcement agency to apply to the violent crime victims compensation unit to obtain reimbursement for expenses incurred in connection with a law enforcement animal that is killed or permanently disabled. Urges the legislative council to assign to an interim study committee the topic of the appropriate penalty for a person who harms a law enforcement animal.
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Law Enacted
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