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HB 717 - Penalties for Owners of Dogs Involved in a Second Assault - Key Vote

Georgia Key Votes

Sean Jerguson voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Sean Jerguson made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (119-24) -
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NOTE: THIS VOTE RECONSIDERS A PREVIOUS VOTE.

Legislation - Bill Failed (House) (82-73) - (Key vote)

Title: Penalties for Owners of Dogs Involved in a Second Assault

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that classifies a dog attack on an individual that results in severe injury or death as a felony for the owner of the dog.

Highlights:
  • Establishes that the penalty for a felony conviction may include the following (Sec. 1):
    • At least 1 and no more than 3 years imprisonment; and
    • A fine not to exceed $20,000.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Penalties for Owners of Dogs Involved in a Second Assault

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