House Bill 378
151st General Assembly (Present)
Out of Committee 5/11/22
Legislation has been voted out of Committee; now placed on the Ready List
AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 16 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO ENFORCEMENT OF LAWS FOR PROTECTION AND CONTROL OF ANIMALS AND BARKING DOGS.
This Act clarifies the authority of the Office of Animal Welfare and Department of Agriculture to enforce all state laws relating to protection and control of animals, including dog barking laws. The Act also transfers the authority to impose and collect fines and penalties under this title to the enforcing agency. This Act takes effect on January 1, 2024.
Takes effect upon being signed into law