Bill No.: HB0011 Drafter: LGC
LSO No.: 09LSO-0103 Effective Date: 7/1/2009
Enrolled Act No.: HEA0086
Chapter No.: 148
Prime Sponsor: Joint Travel, Recreation, Wildlife and Cultural Resources Interim Committee
Catch Title: Dogs chasing wildlife.
Subject: Prohibits allowing a dog to injure or threaten big game.
· The act makes it unlawful for a person to recklessly allow or direct a dog which he owns or is under his control to injure or threaten a big game animal whether or not the big game animal is actually injured by the dog.
· The act does not apply to dogs attempting to protect livestock or other property.
· Violation of the act is punishable as a low misdemeanor.