Primary Citation: West's Ann. Cal. Penal Code § 597k Country of Origin: United StatesLast Checked: January, 2021Alternate Citation: CA PENAL § 597kDate Adopted: 1953Historical:
This section makes it a misdemeanor to use a bristle bur, tack bur, or similar device, to be used on a horse or any other animal. A violation is punishable with imprisonment and/or imprisonment.
Anyone who, having care, custody or control of any horse or other animal, uses what is known as the bristle bur, tack bur, or other like device, by whatsoever name known or designated, on such horse or other animal for any purpose whatsoever, is guilty of a misdemeanor and is punishable by a fine of not less than fifty dollars ($ 50) nor more than five hundred dollars ($ 500), or by imprisonment in the county jail for not less than 10 days nor more than 175 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment.
CREDIT(S) (Added by Stats.1953, c. 32, p. 640, § 11. Amended by Stats.1983, c. 1092, § 308, eff. Sept. 27, 1983, operative Jan. 1, 1984.)