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Vernon's Texas Statutes and Codes Annotated. Health and Safety Code. Title 10. Health and Safety of Animals. Chapter 826. Rabies. Subchapter D. Registration and Restraint of Dogs and Cats. 826.034. Restraint; Criminal Penalty.

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Citation: V. T. C. A., Health & Safety Code 826.034

Citation: TX HEALTH & S 826.034


Last Checked by Web Center Staff: 11/2013

Summary:   This Texas statute provides that a person commits an offense (Class C misdemeanor) if the person fails or refuses to restrain a dog or cat owned by the person and the animal is required to be restrained under the ordinances or rules adopted under this chapter.


Statute in Full:

(a) A person commits an offense if:

(1) the person fails or refuses to restrain a dog or cat owned by the person; and

(2) the animal is required to be restrained under the ordinances or rules adopted under this chapter by a county or municipality within whose jurisdiction the act occurs.

(b) An offense under this section is a Class C misdemeanor.

CREDIT(S)

Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 678, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989.


 



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