HB 1596 – relative to the civil forfeiture of unlicensed dogs makes changes to the licensing law. It shortens the grace period for late licensing of dogs and increases the costs.
- Changes from between June 1 and June 20 to between May 15 and May 31 as the date for the town clerk to create a list of unlicensed dogs.
- Sets June 10 as the latest date for the town to issue a forfeiture warrant for unlicensed dogs.
- Doubles the costs of service of the forfeiture warrant from $5 to $10.
HB 1596 – relative to the civil forfeiture of unlicensed dogs.