2013 Regular Session
|At the request of:|
|Chief Sponsors:||Representative Clem|
|Regular Sponsors:||Senator Close (Presession Filed)|
|Bill Title:||Relating to agriculture.|
Establishes economic damages liability of owner or possessor of bison running at large or of person allowing bison to run at large.
Makes bison running at large or allowed to run at large estray animal. Prohibits owner or possessor from allowing bison or bison hybrids to run at large. Makes violation of laws regarding livestock running at large or regarding estray animals violation subject to maximum fine of $1,000 if person did not act with criminal negligence. Makes violation misdemeanor subject to maximum of one year's imprisonment, $6,250 fine, or both if person acted with criminal negligence.] Makes violation of laws regarding livestock running at large or regarding estray animals subject to maximum penalty of one year's imprisonment, $6,250 fine, or both. Creates exception making offense violation subject to maximum penalty of $1,000 fine if offender did not act intentionally, knowingly or recklessly. Creates exception making first occurrence of allowing livestock to run at large in livestock district violation subject to maximum penalty of $250 fine with presumptive fine of $60 if offender did not act intentionally, knowingly or recklessly.
|Chapter Number:||Chapter 312|
|Fiscal Impact:||Has Minimal Fiscal Impact|
|Revenue Impact:||No Revenue Impact|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|
|Current Location:||Chapter Number Assigned|