Ohio: Proposed requirements for dangerous wild, exotic animals

Associated Press
Posted on Mon, Dec. 25, 2006

The bill introduced in the last session of the Ohio General Assembly by state Rep. George Distel, a Conneaut Democrat, will be reintroduced in the next session in January.

Among other things, Distel’s bill would require people who possess dangerous wild animals or exotic animals to:

_Obtain a personal possession permit.

_Obtain and maintain liability insurance that covers claims for injury or damage to people or property caused by such animals.

_Post and display signs at intervals of 10 feet along the boundary of the property where the animals are confined, warning the public that a dangerous wild animal or exotic animal is on the property.

_Keep a log of all dangerous wild animals or exotic animals they possess.

_Not tether, leash or chain a dangerous wild animal or an exotic animal outside a cage or allow it to roam.

Source: http://www.legislature.state.oh.us

How much did you like this?

Tags:

  • Show Comments (0)

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

comment *

  • name *

  • email *

  • website *

You May Also Like

Eight more forest areas to come under Project Tiger

Eight more forest areas to come under Project Tiger New Delhi (PTI): The endangered ...

Help the BIG CATS this christmas!

Thanks to the generosity of the family of William and Lois Modglin of Glendale, ...

Some animals are more equal than others, cat clubs claim

Some animals are more equal than others, cat clubs claim James DebonoWednesday, 21 October ...