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9 hours ago With titles from the Animal Legal Defense Fund and Animal Welfare Institute, this collection aims to establish the foundational laws pertaining to animals and follow the evolution of these rights throughout the years. It includes philosophical books dating back to the 1800s, videos, periodicals, brochures, and more. (Publisher description).

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1. (a) A person commits an offense if the person intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly attacks, injures, or kills an assistance animal. (b) A person commits an offense if the person intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly incites or permits an animal owned by or otherwise in the custody of the actor to attack, injure, or kill an assistance animal and, as a result of the person's conduct, the assistance animal is attacked, injured, or killed. (c) An offense under this section is a: (1) Class A misdemeanor if the actor or an animal owned by or otherwise in the custody of the actor attacks an assistance animal; (2) state jail felony if the actor or an animal owned by or otherwise in the custody of the actor injures an assistance animal; or (3) felony of the third degree if the actor or an animal owned by or otherwise in the custody of the actor kills an assistance animal. (d) A court shall order a defendant convicted of an offense under Subsection (a) to make restitution to the owner of...
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9 hours ago Animal Regulations Harris County Public Health Texas

1. In the eyes of the law, animals are generally viewed as property. Animals are bought and sold, used in various industries, and do not have individual rights. However, owners of animals cannot treat or use their animals in any way they wish. Rather, state laws are enacted to protect animals from cruel and inhumane treatment. In the state of Texas, numerous statutes govern the treatment of animals. First, criminal laws are in place to prohibit the cruel or inhumane treatment of domestic animals. Second, animals are protected from mistreatment by civil laws, which differ from criminal laws in their enforcement, scope, and penalties. Lastly, the Texas legislature recently passed in 2001 a set of laws that governs the keeping of dangerous wild animals. Together, these laws dictate what actions constitute cruelty, prescribe the potential punishments that can be inflicted, outline available defenses, and address what happens to an animal that has been cruelly treated.

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3 hours ago Online Resources. With titles from the Animal Legal Defense Fund and Animal Welfare Institute, this collection aims to establish the foundational laws pertaining to animals and follow the evolution of these rights throughout the years. It includes philosophical books dating back to the 1800s, videos, periodicals, brochures, and more.

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Just Now The Mandatory Microchip Scanning Law House Bill 604 This bill - referred to as the Mandatory Microchip Scanning bill affects shelters, animal control agencies, law enforcement agencies that double as animal control, and rescues groups that care for stray and homeless pets. Pets in the custody of those entities must be scanned for microchips as soon as is practicable.

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7 hours ago (c) When transporting a dangerous wild animal, the owner of the animal, or a designated carrier or intermediate handler of the animal, shall comply with all transportation standards that apply to that animal under the Animal Welfare Act (7 U.S.C. Section 2131 et seq.) and its subsequent amendments or the regulations adopted under that Act.

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7 hours ago Texas Animal Cruelty Laws. In Texas, two types of laws protect animals from cruelty: civil laws and criminal laws. The laws are similar but differ in the penalties they impose. In a civil case, if a judge rules that a person or people have been cruel to animals, the judge may take away their animals and/or order them to pay restitution.

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2 hours ago (4) “ Custody ” includes responsibility for the health, safety, and welfare of an animal subject to the person's care and control, regardless of ownership of the animal. (5) “ Depredation ” has the meaning assigned by Section 71.001, Parks and Wildlife Code .

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8 hours ago The City of Carrollton, Texas, Animal Services Department asks that all residents report animal scratches and bites to local rabies control, as required by state law. A dog or other animal that bites or scratches a person, breaking the skin, must …

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8 hours ago An animal found by the court to have been cruelly treated may be sold at a public auction, given to an animal shelter or nonprofit animal welfare organization, or humanely destroyed. §821.023(d). At an auction authorized by §821.023(d), a bid by the animal’s former owner or that person’s agent may not be accepted. §821.024.

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4 hours ago Laws for Paws - Texas Humane Network. We are pleased to announce our inaugural 2019 “Laws for Paws” Symposium, in partnership with Texas Unites! This symposium will focus on laws for "local" paws, and presentations will focus on the intersections between federal and state animal laws and local ordinances. Topics explore current animal

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4 hours ago Compared to other states’ cruelty laws, Texas animal cruelty laws are unique in a couple of ways. First, Texas criminal cruelty laws only apply to domesticated animals, such as house pets and livestock. The laws do not protect wild animals, circus animals, or animals used in experiments. Second, Texas recently passed separate laws in 2001

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2 hours ago WHAT WE WANT ACCOMPLISHED: BETTER ANIMAL WELFARE LAWS, that protect Texas dogs, cats, and other animals. Laws that limit backyard breeders and Puppy Mills, while protecting animals from abuse. Efforts to humanely reduce the enormous stray/homeless/abandoned animal population across the state of Texas. What can be done?: …

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3 hours ago This year the Animal Law Section celebrates its 20th birthday with almost 400 members. Each year the section brings in speakers from all over Texas and around the country to give presentations at the institute on a wide range of topics in animal law. Our institute has gained a national reputation as being one of the best animal law symposiums

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1 hours ago 1. Lemur. Natural habitat: Madagascar; Size: Can range from 1.1 oz to 20 lbs depending on the species.; Diet: Varies between species, but they mainly eat plant material.; Lifespan: Larger species can live over 30 years.; Primates are illegal in most states. However, in Texas, you can own any species of lemur. The most common is the ring-tailed lemur, made …

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2 hours ago The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will address landowner liability and laws during a free On the Line with AgriLife webinar at 8:30 a.m. on Dec. 10. Tiffany Dowell Lashmet, AgriLife Extension agricultural law specialist in Amarillo, will be the featured speaker for this session, “The 2020 Ag Law Year in Review/Looking Forward to 2021.”

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1 hours ago The “28 Hour Law“: This law, enacted in 1873, requires vehicles transporting certain animals for slaughter to stop every 28 hours to allow the animals exercise, food and water. The law does not apply if the vehicle in which animals are being transported contains access to food or water, and there are many other exceptions as well.

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3 hours ago Fence Law Basics. As we have discussed before on this blog and in our Five Strands: a Landowner’s Guide to Fence Law in Texas, the starting point for any fence law analysis is that Texas is an open range state. This means there is no duty on behalf of livestock owners to fence in their livestock or prevent them from roaming free.

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Just Now By 1888, almost every state had joined New York and passed laws against animal cruelty. The first federal animal rights laws in the U.S. were the “28 Hour Law” of 1873, the Lacey Act of 1900, and the Animal Welfare Act of 1966. The first two regulated animal transport and banned illegal wildlife trafficking.

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7 hours ago Animal welfare activists said a federal law was necessary even though every state already has laws criminalizing animal cruelty. They argued that the lack of federal legislation made it difficult. Texas Animal Cruelty Laws. In Texas, two types of laws protect animals from cruelty: civil laws and criminal laws. The laws are similar but differ in

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6 hours ago Residents of the City of Waco may qualify for FREE spay/neuter for owned dogs and cats based on income, location/zip code, and available funding. Call 752-SPAY (7729) for more information. Free & low-cost options are available at the Animal Birth Control Clinic in Waco.; Book Online. Visit SpayWaco.org for booking an online appointment. Present a Waco water bill at time of …

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5 hours ago All actions taken under this section shall be conducted as required under the Animal Welfare Act (7 U.S.C. Section 2131 et. seq.). O. Any animal impounded under the terms of these Regulations and not redeemed within three (3) working days may be …

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9 hours ago Next Up: Texas and Anmal Welfare Laws. I saved Texas for last. I think going through a few states and seeing the code and seeing how the states apply the code gives you a good overview of how states treat animal neglect and abuse cases. Texas should be up this weekend. REMEMBER: THIS is A BLOG--NOT YOUR LAWYER.

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3 hours ago The Animal Legal Defense Fund is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Our EIN number is 94-2681680. The Animal Legal Defense Fund is rated four-stars by Charity Navigator, is a Platinum Level GuideStar Exchange participant, a Better Business Bureau Accredited Charity, and an Independent Charity Seal of Excellence awardee, ensuring that we meet the highest standards …

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7 hours ago (c) If the officer is unable to sell the animal at auction, the officer may cause the animal to be humanely destroyed or may give the animal to a municipal or county animal shelter or a nonprofit animal welfare organization. Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 678, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989.

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7 hours ago Stacker examines animal rights law and its enforcement across all 50 states, ranking each state according to data from an advocacy organization. The Animal Legal Defense Fund provides much of the primary source data and links are provided for each state to further information about their specific laws.

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5 hours ago Texas Animal Cruelty Laws. In Texas, two types of laws protect animals from cruelty: civil laws and criminal laws. The laws are similar but differ in the penalties they impose. In a civil case, if a judge rules that a person or people have been cruel to animals, the judge may take away their animals and/or order them to pay restitution.

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6 hours ago It seems that animal welfare laws have never gotten the priority in relation to other societal needs and concerns. Especially compared to humans. The fact that it took until 2001 to make gouging out a puppies eyes a felony in Texas lets a person know where the Texas legislature has stood on animal protection.

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2 hours ago Eric received the Animal Advocacy Award for the Animal Law section of the State Bar of Texas in 2018. Eric graduated from St. Mary’s University School of Law in 2001. Eric was an active duty United States Recon Marine from 1991-1995.

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3 hours ago The law states any person with a disability, either mental or physical, is allowed to have their emotional support animal or service animal live with them in their home, even if it is has a no-pets policy. This is the case for some housing on university property too. At the University of Texas, for example, emotional support animals are allowed

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2 hours ago A coalition of California restaurants and grocery stores has filed a lawsuit to block implementation of a new farm animal welfare law, adding to uncertainty about whether bacon and other fresh pork products will be much more expensive or in short supply in the state when the new rules take effect on New Year's Day. Since voters approved Proposition 12 by a 2-to …

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4 hours ago (2) animal control officer training adopted under Chapter 829. (b) An animal shelter shall separate animals in its custody at all times by species, by sex (if known), and if the animals are not related to one another, by size. (c) An animal shelter may not confine healthy animals with sick, injured, or diseased animals.

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3 hours ago The law is based on model legislation of the same name from the No Kill Advocacy Center and mandates the programs and services which have ended the killing in communities nationwide. Versions of CAPA have been passed in California and Delaware. Texas animal lovers should contact members of the Texas House of Representatives Public …

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Just Now The Humane Society, Animal Legal Defense Fund, Animal Rescue League of Boston, and Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals said in a joint statement, "With passage of S. 2603, the Massachusetts legislature strengthened the existing law, passed at the ballot as Question 3 in 2016, to now mandate cage-free housing with

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4 hours ago This article was published in Progressive Cattleman’s April issue. In a difficult time for agriculture, when producers are already facing low commodity prices and trade uncertainty, many livestock producers may also have to be concerned about the potential impact of something else in the coming years: California voters. In November 2018, California voters passed …

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9 hours ago Animal Rights Groups Not Animal Welfare Groups. Animal Rights Groups Want Total Liberation From Humans And See Animals As Equals To Humans. They Will Use Any Means To Achieve This Goal And Including Government Regulations. ##### BRE BETTER Help Us To Educate The State Legislature That These People Are Out To End All Agricultural Practices In Texas.

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5 hours ago At least one state attorney general, Eric Schmitt of Missouri, has vowed to continue the fight and pursue other avenues to contest the laws. For more information on animal welfare laws, please contact Samantha Pattwell at (517) 487-4776 or [email protected]

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4 hours ago The UCLA Animal Law and Policy Small Grants Program (ALP SGP) has two primary goals: Fostering sound empirical—quantitative or qualitative—research to increase knowledge and understanding related to human uses of and impacts on all animals, alternatives to uses of animals, and humans' relationship with animals, which animal law and policy academics, …

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6 hours ago After Dec. 31, 2021, confining an egg-laying hen in an enclosure other than a cage-free housing system. Ironically enough, the measure was opposed by groups on both sides of the animal welfare issue, including the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) and the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).

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8 hours ago She has a bachelor’s degree in animal science from Texas A&M University; a master’s degree in animal nutrition from the University of Illinois; and a Juris Doctor degree from Pace University School of Law. She has offices in New York City and in Champaign, Ill. You might also like: 9 tips for preventing pasture bloat in cattle

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8 hours ago Kentucky-based organizations that cater to hunters’ rights have been a consistent source of opposition to animal rights bills, Price said. In 2014 and 2015, nine bills related to animal welfare

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Just Now Texas law details differences in severity of each animal cruelty crime. Differences in charges and penalties apply. Differences in charges and penalties apply. If convicted of a single count of animal abuse, you may face up to one year in county jail, supervised probation, and community service, plus a fine of up to $4,000 .

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5 hours ago It was the smell that hit them the hardest as staff members from our Animal Rescue Team entered a house in Killeen, Texas, this morning, to help local law enforcement agents remove nearly 200 cats and kittens and several dogs from a situation of alleged large-scale neglect.. “My eyes started to burn up within a minute of being inside,” said one …

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2 hours ago Labchuk also said there are problems with how the NFACC codes are incorporated into law. In Prince Edward Island, animal welfare regulations say "[e]very owner of a commercial animal shall comply

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6 hours ago US pig industry watches California’s Prop 12 rule. The implementation of new animal welfare regulations for sows and more in California is expected to affect livestock production across the US. Here are updates on the housing standards, lawsuits and implementation timeline. In late 2018, voters in California approved Proposition 12, which is

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3 hours ago California animal welfare laws led to higher egg prices, lower production Posted October 2nd, 2017 for Purdue University A study by Jayson Lusk, head of Purdue’s Department of Agricultural Economics, revealed California’s animal welfare laws led to higher egg prices, lower production.

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