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Key Votes

HB 219 - Illegal Dog Restraining - Key Vote

Louisiana Key Votes

Joe Harrison Did Not Vote on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Illegal Dog Restraining

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (84-3) -
Legislation - Nonconcurrence Vote Passed (House) (76-0) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (35-0) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (81-11) -
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NOTE: THIS VOTE RECONSIDERS A PREVIOUS VOTE.

Legislation - Bill Failed (House) (46-40) - (Key vote)

Title: Illegal Dog Restraining

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that creates the crime of illegally restraining a dog.

Highlights:
-Establishes that it is unlawful for an owner to leave a dog outside and unattended by use of a tether, fasten, chain, tie, or restraint that causes injury to the dog, is less than 12 feet in length, is in an unsafe condition, or uses a collar that is pinch-type, prong-type, or choke-type or is not properly fitted to the dog (Sec. 1). -Establishes that this act does not apply to, among other things Sec. 1):
    -Accepted veterinary practices; -Scientific or medical research; -A dog restrained to a running line, pulley, or trolley system so long as it is a proper collar; -When it is for a time period of less than three hours; or -When a dog being restrained and walked with a hand-held leash regardless of the type of collar being used.
-Specifies that whoever violates this act shall not be fined more than $300 (Sec. 1).
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NOTE: THIS LEGISLATION NEEDED A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY VOTE TO PASS

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Creates the crime of illegally restraining a dog

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