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Public Law 106-254
106th Congress

                                 An Act


 
To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide penalties for harming 
 animals used in Federal law enforcement. <<NOTE: Aug. 2, 2000 -  [H.R. 
                                1791]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: Federal Law 
Enforcement Animal Protection Act of 2000.>> 

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. <<NOTE: 18 USC 1368 note.>> 

    This Act may be cited as the ``Federal Law Enforcement Animal 
Protection Act of 2000''.

SEC. 2. HARMING ANIMALS USED IN LAW ENFORCEMENT.

    (a) In General.--Chapter 65 of title 18, United States Code, is 
amended by adding at the end the following:

``Sec. 1368. Harming animals used in law enforcement

    ``(a) Whoever willfully and maliciously harms any police animal, or 
attempts or conspires to do so, shall be fined under this title and 
imprisoned not more than 1 year. If the offense permanently disables or 
disfigures the animal, or causes serious bodily injury or the death of 
the animal, the maximum term of imprisonment shall be 10 years.
    ``(b) In this section, the term `police animal' means a dog or horse 
employed by a Federal agency (whether in the executive, legislative, or 
judicial branch) for the principal purpose of aiding in the detection of 
criminal activity, enforcement of laws, or apprehension of criminal 
offenders.''.
    (b) Clerical Amendment.--The table of sections at the beginning of 
chapter 65 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by adding at the 
end the following new item:

``1368. Harming animals used in law enforcement.''.

    Approved August 2, 2000.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 1791:
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HOUSE REPORTS: No. 106-372 (Comm. on the Judiciary).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD:
                                                        Vol. 145 (1999):
                                    Oct. 12, considered and passed 
                                        House.
                                                        Vol. 146 (2000):
                                    July 19, considered and passed 
                                        Senate.

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