PRIOR PRINTER'S NOS. 2485, 2650
PRINTER'S NO. 3859
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
INTRODUCED BY MAHER, BARRAR, BOBACK, BROWNLEE, CALTAGIRONE, DAVIDSON, ENGLISH, GINGRICH, HAGGERTY, KAUFFMAN, W. KELLER, KORTZ, KOTIK, LONGIETTI, MAJOR, MURT, MUSTIO, O'NEILL, PARKER, READSHAW, ROCK, ROZZI, SABATINA, SAMUELSON, SCAVELLO, SCHLOSSBERG, SCHREIBER, STEPHENS, SWANGER, TOBASH, WATSON, YOUNGBLOOD, FLECK, COHEN, PETRI, C. HARRIS, DeLUCA, PAINTER, VEREB, GILLEN, WHITE, KIRKLAND, SONNEY, D. COSTA, QUINN, PAYNE, MICOZZIE, MATZIE AND FLYNN, OCTOBER 15, 2013
SENATOR GREENLEAF, JUDICIARY, IN SENATE, AS AMENDED, JUNE 26, 2014
12§ 5511. Cruelty to animals.
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14(c.1) Prohibition of activities related to dogs and cats.--
15(1) A person commits an offense if the person does any
1of the following:
9(iv) Offers dog or cat meat for human consumption.
10(2) Except as set forth in paragraph (3), a person who
11violates this subsection commits a misdemeanor of the first
12degree and shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine
13of not less than $1,000 nor more than $10,000 or to
14imprisonment for not more than five years, or both.
15(3) A person who violates this subsection and who has
16committed a prior offense commits a felony of the third
17degree and shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine
18of not less than $2,500 nor more than $15,000 or to
19imprisonment for not more than seven years, or both. As used
20in this paragraph, the term "prior offense" shall mean a
21conviction, adjudication of delinquency, acceptance of
22Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition or other form of
23preliminary disposition, occurring before the sentencing on
24the present violation, for any of the following:
25(i) an offense under this subsection; or
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6(2) Nothing in this subsection shall be construed to
7apply to activity which is authorized or permitted under 34
8Pa.C.S. (relating to game) or a special permit under 58 Pa.
9Code Ch. 147 (relating to special permits).
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21(2) when presented to the shooter, are:
22(i) affixed to a tethering device; or
23(ii) otherwise impaired from ordinary movement.
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30"Trap shoot." A block shoot.
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2Section 2. This act shall take effect in 60 days.