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House Bill (H)

DIGEST

Direct contact with specified animals. Provides for the definitions of the terms "proximity" and "trained". Provides that the definition of "direct contact" includes proximity between the public and the specified animal creating the likelihood of physical contact between the public and the specified animal, and excludes additional individuals from the term. Prohibits a person that owns or possesses a specified animal from allowing a member of the public to come into direct contact with the specified animal. Establishes a criminal penalty for a violation of the law. Direct contact with specified animals. Provides for the definitions of the terms "proximity" and "trained". Provides that the definition of "direct contact" includes proximity between the public and the specified animal creating the likelihood of physical contact between the public and the specified animal, and excludes additional individuals from the term. Prohibits a person that owns or possesses a specified animal from allowing a member of the public to come into direct contact with the specified animal. Establishes a criminal penalty for a violation of the law.