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328-1931-IX - CHAPTER IX ANIMALS (750.49...750.70a)
Section 750.49 ‑ Animal; animal control agency; definition; fighting, baiting, or shooting; prohibited conduct; violation as felony; costs; dog trained or used for fighting or offspring of dog trained or used for fighting; prohibited conduct; exceptions; confiscation of dog; award of dog to animal control agency; notice required; holding period; security deposit or bond; euthanasia; expenses; forfeiture of animals, equipment, devices, and money; disposition of money seized; additional exceptions.
Section 750.50 ‑ Definitions; charge or custody of animal; breeder or owner of a pet shop; prohibited conduct; forfeiture of animal; violation as misdemeanor or felony; penalty; psychiatric or psychological counseling; other violation of law arising out of same transaction; consecutive terms; order to pay costs; order prohibiting owning or possessing animal for certain period of time; violation of subsection (9); revocation of probation; certain conduct not prohibited by section.
Section 750.50a ‑ Service animal; prohibited conduct by individual; violation as misdemeanor; rebuttable presumption that conduct initiated or continued maliciously; conviction or sentence under other applicable law; definitions.
Section 750.50b ‑ Animal and companion animal defined; prohibited acts; violation; penalty; consecutive terms; exceptions.
Section 750.50c ‑ Police dog or police horse; definitions; violation as felony or misdemeanor; penalty; other violations.
Section 750.51 ‑ Animals; confining on railroad cars.
Section 750.52 ‑ Repealed. 2015, Act 210, Eff. Mar. 14, 2016.
Section 750.53 ‑ Arrest of persons; seizure of animals.
Section 750.54 ‑ Search warrants.
Section 750.55 ‑ Incorporated society; representative deputy sheriff.
Section 750.56 ‑ Definitions.
Section 750.57 ‑ Burial of dead animals.
Section 750.58 ‑ Horses; unhitching and driving away.
Section 750.59 ‑ Repealed. 2018, Act 286, Imd. Eff. June 29, 2018.
Section 750.60 ‑ Horses' tails; docking.
Section 750.61 ‑ Docked horses; registration, bringing into state.
Section 750.62 ‑ Docked horses; registration.
Section 750.63 ‑ Docked horses; unlawful docking, evidence.
Section 750.64 ‑ Docked horses; failure to register.
Section 750.65 ‑ Bull; at large on highway or unenclosed land.
Section 750.66 ‑ Person responsible for dog or wolf-dog cross that has bitten another person; information to be provided; violation as misdemeanor; exception; definitions.
Section 750.66a ‑ Dog or wolf-dog cross bite; responsible person to remain on scene; violation as misdemeanor; penalty; exception; definitions.
Section 750.67 ‑ Domestic animals or fowl on cemetery grounds, landing fields, airports.
Section 750.68 ‑ Brand of animals.
Section 750.69 ‑ Rescuing animals.
Section 750.70 ‑ Impounding animals unlawfully.
Section 750.70a ‑ Willful or malicious removal of collar or microchip from dog; intent to remove traceable evidence of ownership; violation as civil infraction; civil fine; liability under other law; "authorized agent" defined.

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