Mississippi Legislature
2003 Regular Session

House Bill 89

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Background

Title

Description: Veterinarians; prohibit debarking or surgically silencing a vicious dog.

Bill Text: [Introduced]

History of Actions:

1 01/07 (H) Referred To Judiciary B
2 02/04 (H) Died In Committee

Background Information:

Effective dateJuly 1, 2003
DispositionDead
DeadlineGeneral Bill/Constitutional Amendment
RevenueNo
Vote type requiredMajority

House Committee:

Principal Author: Fleming

Title: AN ACT TO PROHIBIT DEBARKING OR SURGICALLY SILENCING A VICIOUS DOG; TO PROHIBIT THE POSSESSION OF A DEBARKED OR SURGICALLY SILENCED VICIOUS DOG; TO REQUIRE A VETERINARIAN TO OBTAIN A WRITTEN WAIVER FROM THE OWNER OF THE DOG ATTESTING THAT THE DOG IS NOT A VICIOUS DOG; TO PROHIBIT FALSELY ATTESTING ON A WRITTEN WAIVER FORM BEFORE HAVING A DOG DEBARKED OR SURGICALLY SILENCED THAT THE DOG IS NOT A VICIOUS DOG; TO PROVIDE AN AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSE TO THE PROHIBITIONS CREATED BY THE ACT FOR A VETERINARIAN WHO OBTAINS A WRITTEN WAIVER BEFORE A DOG IS DEBARKED OR SURGICALLY SILENCED; TO PROVIDE A PENALTY FOR VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.


Information pertaining to this measure was last updated on 02/04/03 at 17:50.

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