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Animal cruelty bill sent to governor's desk

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BISMARCK -- A 80-12 House vote Wednesday morning sent Gov. Jack Dalrymple a bill that would create harsher penalties against people who willfully neglect, abuse, abandon or are otherwise cruel to animals.

The legislation, Senate Bill 2211, cleared the Senate on Tuesday by a 43-3 vote.

The bill creates four distinct definitions for each possible offense, with penalties increasing as the offense becomes more severe.

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Mike Nowatzki
Mike Nowatzki reports for Forum News Service. He can be reached at (701) 255-5607.
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