Full Statute Name:  West's Annotated Code of Maryland. Local Government. Division I. Definitions; General Provisions [Titles 1-3]. Title 1. Definitions; General Provisions. Subtitle 13. Miscellaneous. § 1-1315. Adoption fee waiver for veterans at animal control facilities

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Primary Citation:  MD Code, Local Government, § 1-1315 Country of Origin:  United States Last Checked:  December, 2021 Alternate Citation:  MD LOCAL GOVT § 1-1315 Date Adopted:  2021 Historical: 
Summary: This Maryland statute, enacted in 2021, states that an animal control facility operated by a county or municipality shall waive the adoption fee for a dog or cat adopted by a veteran who presents a valid driver's license or identification card issued by the Motor Vehicle Administration that includes a notation of veteran status in accordance with § 12-302 of the Transportation Article. The animal control facility may limit the number of adoption fee waivers granted to an individual under this subsection to one dog and one cat within a 6-month period.

Application of section

(a) This section applies to all counties and municipalities.

In general

(b)(1) Subject to paragraph (2) of this subsection, an animal control facility operated by a county or municipality shall waive the adoption fee for a dog or cat adopted by a veteran who presents a valid driver's license or identification card issued by the Motor Vehicle Administration that includes a notation of veteran status in accordance with § 12-302 of the Transportation Article.

(2) An animal control facility may limit the number of adoption fee waivers granted to an individual under this subsection to one dog and one cat within a 6-month period.

Credits
Added by Acts 2021, c. 309, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2021; Acts 2021, c. 310, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2021.

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