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MHB 1332 – Dangerous Wild Animals


This bill will ban owning, breeding, and selling dangerous wild animals on July 1, 2017 along with ALL public contact.  Dangerous wild animal means a live:
 
Primate other than human
Lion
Tiger
Leopard
Clouded leopard (both)
Snow leopard
Jaguar
Cheetah
Mountain lion
Hybrid of list feline
Wolf
Bear
Hyena and aardwolf

Those not exempt may keep their animals if they have disaster plan, register annually, and have $250,000 liability insurance with maximum $250 deductible.  USDA Class C exhibitors that meet the requirements are exempt from the ban but still need the insurance, a written escape plan, and records of acquisition/disposition.    

This bill is in House Natural Resources Committee.

 Committee Members: https://iga.in.gov/legislative/2017/committees/natural_resources_1400
Bill Link:  https://iga.in.gov/legislative/2017/bills/house/1332