Full Statute Name:  Government Code. Title 5. Local Agencies. Division 2. Cities, Counties, and Other Agencies. Part 1. Powers and Duties Common to Cities, Counties, and Other Agencies. Chapter 1. General. Article 4. Miscellaneous. § 53074.5. Undomesticated burros; removal by officer or employee of local animal control agency; medical care

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Primary Citation:  West's Ann. Cal. Gov. Code § 53074.5 Country of Origin:  United States Last Checked:  November, 2017 Alternate Citation:  CA GOVT § 53074.5 Date Adopted:  2007
Summary:

This California law allows an officer or employee of a local animal control agency to remove an undomesticated burro that strays onto private land at the request of the landowner. Such officer can also remove an undomesticated burro that strays onto a public roadway to ensure public safety.

Statute Text: 

 (a) For purposes of this section, “undomesticated burro” means a wild burro or a burro which has not been tamed or domesticated for a period of three years after its capture and is not protected by the federal government under the federal Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act (Chapter 30 (commencing with Section 1331) of Title 16 of the United States Code).

(b) At the request of the landowner, an officer or employee of a local animal control agency may remove an undomesticated burro that strays onto private land.

(c) An officer or employee of a local animal control agency may remove an undomesticated burro that strays onto a public roadway to ensure public safety.

(d) An officer or employee of a local animal control agency may provide medical care or treatment, including, but not limited to, euthanasia if medically appropriate, to an undomesticated burro that is seriously ill or injured.

Credits

(Added by Stats.2007, c. 128 (A.B.222), § 2, eff. July 27, 2007.)

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