House Bill 4065 (2007)
Sponsors Jeff Mayes - (primary)
Last Action: 1/22/2007 - referred to Committee on Judiciary
HOUSE BILL No. 4065
January 22, 2007, Introduced by Reps. Mayes and Condino and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
A bill to amend 1931 PA 328, entitled
"The Michigan penal code,"
(MCL 750.1 to 750.568) by adding section 66.
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:
Sec. 66. (1) If a person has custody of a dog or wolf-dog
cross and the person knows or has reason to know that the dog or
wolf-dog cross has bitten any individual, the person shall
immediately do both of the following:
(a) Provide the individual who was bitten with all of the
(i) His or her name and address and, if that person does not
own the dog or wolf-dog cross, the name and address of the dog's or
wolf-dog cross's owner.
(ii) Information, if known by that person, as to whether the
dog or wolf-dog cross is current on all legally required
(b) If the individual is injured, do 1 of the following:
(i) Render reasonable assistance in securing medical aid.
(ii) Inform the nearest or most convenient police agency or
emergency services provider that medical attention is required for
(iii) Arrange for or provide transportation to the individual.
(2) A person who knows or has reason to know that a dog or
wolf-dog cross in his or her custody has bitten any individual
shall remain on the scene until the requirements of this section
are fulfilled unless it is necessary for the person to leave the
scene to fulfill the requirements of subsection (1)(b).
(3) A person who violates this section is guilty of a
misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment for not more than 93 days or
a fine of not more than $500.00, or both.
(4) As used in this section, "dog" and "wolf-dog cross" mean
those terms as defined in section 2 of the wolf-dog cross act, 2000
PA 246, MCL 287.1002.
Enacting section 1. This amendatory act takes effect April 1,