|Criminal Law. Prohibition on Slaughter|
of Horses and Sale of Horsemeat for
Human Consumption. Initiative Statute.
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OF HORSES AND SALE OF HORSEMEAT FOR
HUMAN CONSUMPTION. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
- Prohibits any person from possessing, transferring, receiving or holding any horse, pony, burro or mule with intent to kill it or have it killed, where the person knows or should know that any part of the animal will be used for human consumption. Provides that a violation constitutes a felony offense.
- Also adds a provision making the sale of horsemeat for human consumption a misdemeanor offense, with subsequent violations punished as felonies.
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Estimate of Net State and Local Government Fiscal Impact:
- The measure could result in some increased law enforcement and incarceration costs at both the state and local level. These costs probably would be minor, if any.
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