Full Statute Name:  West's Wyoming Statutes Annotated. Title 11. Agriculture, Livestock and Other Animals. Chapter 30. Offenses Concerning Livestock and Other Animals. § 11-30-115. Unlawful killing of wild horses

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Primary Citation:  WY ST § 11-30-115 Country of Origin:  United States Last Checked:  October, 2014 Alternate Citation:  W. S. 1977 § 11-30-115 Date Adopted:  2001
Summary:

This Wyoming statute provides that it is a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of $750 with possible imprisonment of up to six months to maliciously kill a "wild horse" (one that is unbranded and unclaimed and lives on state or public land).  This was signed into law in March of 2001.

Statute Text: 

 

(a) For purposes of this section "wild horse" means a horse, mare, filly or colt which is unbranded and unclaimed and lives on state or public land.

(b) Any person, without legal justification, who willfully and maliciously kills a wild horse is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not more than seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), imprisonment for not more than six (6), months or both.

Laws 2001, ch. 167, § 1, eff. July 1, 2001.

 

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