1418 AMS BENT DAVI 131
HB 1418 - S AMD TO S AMD (S-2914.1/07) 361
By Senator Benton
NOT ADOPTED 4/3/2007
On page 3, line 28 of the amendment, after "RCW;" strike "and"
On page 3, line 29 of the amendment, after "WAC 232-12-027(1)" insert "; and
(n) A person in legal possession of a potentially dangerous wild animal prior to the effective date of this act and who is the legal possessor of the animal. The person must maintain veterinary records, acquisition papers for the animal, if available, or other documents or records that establish that the person possessed the animal prior to the effective date of this act, and present the paperwork to the animal control or law enforcement authority upon request. The person shall have the burden of proving that he or she possessed the animal prior to the effective date of this act"
On page 3, line 34 of the amendment, after "animal" strike "except as provided in subsection (3) of this section"
On page 4, beginning on line 1 of the amendment, strike all of subsection (3)
On page 4, line 16 of the amendment, after "act" strike "in violation of section 4 of this act"
Renumber the sections consecutively and correct any internal references accordingly.
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EFFECT: Persons in legal possession of an animal described in this bill prior to the effective date of the act are exempt from all provisions of the bill.