Animals and Animal Husbandry

Unlawful Confinement of a Covered Animal

SECTION 4-1.1-5

§ 4-1.1-5. Penalty.

(a) The provisions of this chapter are in addition to, and not in lieu of, any other laws protecting animal welfare. This chapter may not be construed to limit any other state laws or rules protecting the welfare of animals or to prevent a local governing body from adopting and enforcing its own animal welfare laws and regulations.

(b) It is not an affirmative defense to alleged violations of this chapter that the calf or sow was kept as part of an agricultural operation and in accordance with customary animal husbandry or farming practices.

(c) Any person who violates the provisions of this chapter or any rules or regulations promulgated hereunder shall be fined not less than fifty dollars ($50.00) nor exceeding five hundred dollars ($500), or both.

History of Section.
(P.L. 2012, ch. 275, § 1; P.L. 2012, ch. 285, § 1.)