"The new law also includes standards for police chiefs in exercising discretion in dealing with dogs deemed dangerous or nuisance dogs.
Within those standards are hearing procedures.
Mr. Moore pointed out that the bill also prohibits chiefs from ordering dogs to be removed from a community. "
Highlights of Massachusetts Bill S.2192:
- Standards for LEO exercising discretion when dealing with dogs
- Hearing Procedures of LEO exercised discretion used with dogs
- BSL ban
- Gas Chamber ban
- Pet protection from domestic violence
- Statewide funding for spay and neuter programs in the state animal shelters