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Legislation Title
An Action Relating to an Emergency for the Navajo Nation Council; Amending Title 17 of the Navajo Nation Code to Address Dogs Running at Large and to Establish Criminal Penalties for Vicious Dog Attacks
Legislation Description
The Purpose of this Emergency Legislation is for the Navajo Nation to Approve Amendments to Title 17 of the Navajo Nation Code (the Criminal Section of the Code), Which Would Make it a Criminal Nuisance for a Person to Allow a Dog to Run at Large if that Dog Injures or Kills Someone, and Would Give Animal Control Officers the Authority to Destroy Dogs that are Running at Large and are Deemed a Danger to the Public. The Amendments Would Enact Penalties of a Minimum of 30 Days in Jail and a $1000 Fine for Each Offense, and Would Require the offender to Pay $3000 for the Victim’s Funeral Expenses.
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06/18/2021, 05:39 pm Julissa Johnson CJN-34-21.PDF