An Act Protecting Abandoned Animals in Vacant Properties

H1865: An Act Protecting Abandoned Animals in Vacant Properties (filed in the Senate as S1072 by Senator Eldridge)

This bill requires owners of rented or foreclosed properties to check them for abandoned animals within 3 days after being vacated and report to the local animal control officer or other authorities if animals are present. Left without means to fend for themselves, animals suffer and die if not found. Additionally, property owners, animal control officers and others are often unclear about what to do with animals who are left behind; this bill provides clarification without imposing any penalties.

Bill Text

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