Introduced House Bill (H)

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Dangerous wild animals. Prohibits a person from possessing, selling, transferring, or breeding a dangerous wild animal. Prohibits a person who owns a dangerous wild animal from allowing a member of the public to come into direct contact with the animal. Establishes requirements that a: (1) zoological park or circus; or (2) person who possesses a dangerous wild animal before July 1, 2017; must meet to continue to possess a dangerous wild animal. Establishes procedures to seize, impound, and forfeit dangerous wild animals. Provides criminal penalties for violations. Allows a city, town, or county to adopt an ordinance or a township Dangerous wild animals. Prohibits a person from possessing, selling, transferring, or breeding a dangerous wild animal. Prohibits a person who owns a dangerous wild animal from allowing a member of the public to come into direct contact with the animal. Establishes requirements that a: (1) zoological park or circus; or (2) person who possesses a dangerous wild animal before July 1, 2017; must meet to continue to possess a dangerous wild animal. Establishes procedures to seize, impound, and forfeit dangerous wild animals. Provides criminal penalties for violations. Allows a city, town, or county to adopt an ordinance or a township to adopt a resolution that includes more stringent restrictions or additional requirements on the possession, sale, transfer, or breeding of dangerous wild animals. ... View more