2012 Regular Session


File Code: Local Government - Generally
Sponsored By:
Delegates Kach and Olszewski
Domestic Animals - Pet and Animal Guardians


Changing variations of the term "own" to variations of the term "guardian" in specified provisions of law relating to dogs; requiring the publishers of the Annotated Code of Maryland, in consultation with the Department of Legislative Services, to replace specified references in the Code to the term "own" with the term "guardian" in relationship with specified domestic animals and to describe specified corrections in the Code; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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House Action
First Reading Environmental Matters
Hearing 3/1 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Environmental Matters
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Wade Kach, District 5B
Delegate John A. Olszewski, Jr., District 6

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Animals -see also- Birds; Turtles
Annotated Code of Maryland
Legislative Services, Department of

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Article - 24 Political Subdivisions - Miscellaneous Provisions
( 11-501 , 11-501 , 11-502 , 11-503 , 11-504 , 11-506 , 11-508 , 11-510 , 11-511 , 11-512 , 11-513 , 11-514 )


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Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :
Environmental Matters