Full Statute Name:  West's Tennessee Code Annotated. Title 5. Counties. Chapter 1. General Provisions. Part 1. Counties Generally. § 5-1-120. Dogs and cats; licenses, shelters and other animal control facilities

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Primary Citation:  T. C. A. § 5-1-120 Country of Origin:  United States Last Checked:  October, 2014 Alternate Citation:  TN ST § 5-1-120 Date Adopted:  1995
Summary:

This Tennessee statute outlines the broad police power counties have with respect to dog and cats.  It provides that counties, by resolution of their respective legislative bodies, may license and regulate dogs and cats, establish and operate shelters and other animal control facilities, and regulate, capture, impound and dispose of stray dogs, stray cats and other stray animals.

Statute Text: 

Counties, by resolution of their respective legislative bodies, may license and regulate dogs and cats, establish and operate shelters and other animal control facilities, and regulate, capture, impound and dispose of stray dogs, stray cats and other stray animals.

CREDIT(S)

1995 Pub.Acts, c. 264, § 1, eff. May 24, 1995.

 

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