language to be deleted (2) new language
CHAPTER 550-H.F.No. 2362 An act relating to animals; changing the definition of a potentially dangerous dog; changing the identification tag requirements for a dangerous dog; amending Minnesota Statutes 1992, sections 347.50, subdivision 3; and 347.51, subdivision 7. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 1992, section 347.50, subdivision 3, is amended to read: Subd. 3. [POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS DOG.] "Potentially dangerous dog" means any dog that: (1) when unprovoked, inflicts bites on a human or domestic animal on public or private property; (2) when unprovoked, chases or approaches a person, including a person on a bicycle, upon the streets, sidewalks, or any public or private property, other than the dog owner's property, in an apparent attitude of attack; or (3) has a known propensity, tendency, or disposition to attack unprovoked, causing injury or otherwise threatening the safety of humans or domestic animals. Sec. 2. Minnesota Statutes 1992, section 347.51, subdivision 7, is amended to read: Subd. 7. [TAG.] A dangerous dog registered under this section must have a standardized, easily identifiable tag identifying the dog as dangerous and containing the uniform dangerous dog symbol, affixed to the dog's collar at all times. The commissioner of public safety, after consultation with animal control professionals, shall provide by rule for the design of the tag. Presented to the governor May 2, 1994 Signed by the governor May 4, 1994, 3:14 p.m.