General Assembly


Short Title

Increase penalty-cruelty to or killing of companion animal 
Show Long Title
Long Title To amend sections 959.131, 959.99, and 2953.36 of the Revised Code to increase the penalties for serious acts of cruelty towards or the killing of a companion animal.


As Introduced

Legislation Text

View Current Version


Senate Judiciary Committee

Primary Sponsors

Jay Hottinger
Sean O'Brien


Stephanie Kunze
Larry Obhof
Michael A. Rulli
Kenny Yuko
Learn More : Glossary of Terms | The Legislative Process

The online versions of legislation provided on this website are not official. Enrolled bills are the final version passed by the Ohio General Assembly and presented to the Governor for signature. The official version of acts signed by the Governor are available from the Secretary of State's Office in the Continental Plaza, 180 East Broad St., Columbus.