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

Bill Status

Killed in the House

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