LANSING, Mich. (AP) - People convicted of animal abuse would be required to register with local law enforcement and prohibited from adopting animals under legislation recently introduced in the Michigan House.
Republican Rep. Paul Muxlow of Brown City and Democratic Rep. Harvey Santana of Detroit introduced legislation this weekthat would require people convicted of animal abuse to submit their address, photograph and social security number to local law enforcement.
People would remain on the registry for five years and would be required to pay an annual fee of $250.
Another bill would prohibit animal control shelters from allowing people listed on the registry to adopt animals.
Similar measures were introduced last year.
|House Bill 4534 (2013) rss|
Paul Muxlow - (primary)Harvey Santana
Categories Animals, animal shelters; Animals, other
Animals; animal shelters; use of animal abuse registry by animal control shelters and animal protection shelters when allowing an animal adoption; require, and prohibit animal control shelters and animal protection shelters from allowing a person listed on an animal abuse registry to adopt an animal. Amends 1969 PA 287 (MCL 287.331 - 287.340) by adding sec. 8b. TIE BAR WITH: HB 4535'13
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History(House actions in lowercase, Senate actions in UPPERCASE)
|4/10/2013||HJ 31 Pg. 440||introduced by Representative Paul Muxlow|
|4/10/2013||HJ 31 Pg. 440||read a first time|
|4/10/2013||HJ 31 Pg. 440||referred to Committee on Judiciary|
|4/11/2013||HJ 32 Pg. 447||printed bill filed 04/11/2013|