Category: Crime and Public Safety
HB 1723 (2018) relative to the reckless beating of animals.
House/Senate Bill: NH House
Description: Allows a person to be charged with felony animal cruelty if he or she "recklessly"—not just "purposely"—beats an animal. This bill also allows a person to be charged with felony animal cruelty if abuse causes the death of an animal.
Bill Sponsor: Dan Hynes
Bill Co Sponsor: Click the "Link to Full Bill" for information
Next Hearing Date: Tue, 01/16/2018
Next Voting Date: Thu, 02/08/2018