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House Bill 1088

House Bill 1088

ARCHIVE (2006)

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DIGEST OF HB1088 (Updated January 18, 2006 6:52 pm - DI 73)

Companion animal tax. Provides that claims for: (1) certain animals killed or maimed by dogs; and (2) certain expenses for taking the Pasteur treatment for rabies following a dog attack; are chargeable to the county in which the dog attack occurs. Requires township trustees to verify claims and submit verified claims to the county auditor for payment. Provides for a local option county companion animal tax, not to exceed $5 per companion animal. Provides for a municipal option dog tax of $2 per dog, which may be imposed in addition to the local option county companion animal tax. Abolishes the state mandated dog tax. Eliminates the dog account of the state general fund, county dog funds, and township dog funds, and provides for the disposition of money in the account and the funds.
Current Status:
In Committee - first House
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