Full Statute Name:  West's Annotated California Codes. Penal Code. Part 1. Of Crimes and Punishments. Title 14. Malicious Mischief. § 597w. Repealed by Stats.2005, c. 652 (A.B.1426), § 2

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Primary Citation:  CA PENAL § 597w (repealed) Country of Origin:  United States Last Checked:  November, 2014 Alternate Citation:  West's Ann. Cal. Penal Code § 597w (repealed) Date Adopted:  1972
Summary:

This repealed statute prohibited the killing of any dog or cat by the use of any high-altitude decompression chamber or nitrogen gas.

Statute Text: 

§ 597w. Repealed by Stats.2005, c. 652 (A.B.1426), § 2

HISTORICAL AND STATUTORY NOTES

2010 Main Volume

The repealed section, added by Stats.1972, c. 887, p. 1583, § 3, amended by Stats.1978, c. 1146, p. 3513, § 6; Stats.1984, c. 281, § 1, related to the prohibition on killing dogs and cats by high-altitude decompression chamber or nitrogen gas. Similar provisions were added at Penal Code § 597u.
For cost reimbursement provisions relating to Stats.2005, c. 652 (A.B.1426), see Historical and Statutory Notes under Penal Code § 597u.

FORMER TEXT:

No person, peace officer, officer of a humane society, or officer of a pound or animal regulation department of a public agency shall kill any dog or cat by the use of any high-altitude decompression chamber or nitrogen gas.

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