HB 1398

  • Indiana House Bill
  • 2021 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House
  • House
  • Senate
  • Governor

Direct contact with specified animals.


Provides for the definitions of the terms "proximity" and "trained". Provides that the definition of "direct contact" includes proximity between the public and the specified animal creating the likelihood of physical contact between the public and the specified animal, and excludes additional individuals from the term. Prohibits a person that owns or possesses a specified animal from allowing a member of the public to come into direct contact with the specified animal. Establishes a criminal penalty for a violation of the law.

Bill Sponsors (3)


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Feb 11, 2021


Committee report: amend do pass, adopted


Referred to the Courts and Criminal Code pursuant to House Rule 127

Jan 14, 2021


Coauthored by Representatives Campbell and Karickhoff


Authored by Representative Abbott


First reading: referred to Committee on Natural Resources

  • Reading-1
  • Referral-Committee
natural resources

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Introduced House Bill (H) PDF
House Bill (H) PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Note: HB1398.02.COMH.FN001 PDF
Committee Report: HB1398.01.INTR.CRH001 PDF
Fiscal Note: HB1398.01.INTR.FN001 PDF
Committee Amendment: HB1398.01.INTR.AMH02 PDF


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