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SB 160 - Prohibits Tying Up Pets During Hurricanes - Louisiana Key Vote

Cameron Henry, Jr. voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Cameron Henry, Jr. made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Prohibits Tying Up Pets During Hurricanes

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (67-25) - (Key vote)
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Title: Prohibits Tying Up Pets During Hurricanes

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits tying or tethering a dog or cat in certain designated emergency areas during a flood or hurricane, effective August 1, 2018.

Highlights:

 

  • Prohibits tying or tethering a dog or cat in a manner that exposes the dog or cat to extreme weather conditions during a hurricane or flood (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that this applies to areas in which a disaster or emergency is declared by executive order or proclamation of the governor or local government (Sec. 1).

  • Authorizes a fine of up to $75 for violations of the above (Sec. 1).

  • Prohibits the sale or purchase of a horse or mule to be used as a labor animal if it has a debility or disease that prevents it from performing such work without violating the laws against animal cruelty (Sec. 1).

  • Establishes a maximum fine of $100 or up to 6 months imprisonment for violations of the above (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that if this bill is signed by the governor, the effective date of these laws is August 1, 2018 (Sec. 1).

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (35-0) -

Title: Prohibits Tying Up Pets During Hurricanes

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Prohibits Tying Up Pets During Hurricanes

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