CHAPTER 75

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 63

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO CRUELTY TO ANIMALS.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE (Two-thirds of all members elected to each house thereof concurring therein):

Section 1. Amend § 1325, Title 11 of the Delaware Code, by adding the following sentence after the existing subparagraph (a)(3):

“By way of example, cruel neglect shall also include allowing an animal to live in unsanitary conditions, such as keeping an animal where the animal’s own excrement is not removed from the animal’s living area and/or other living conditions which are injurious to the animal’s health.”

Approved June 28,1999