SENATE BILL 51
46th legislature – STATE OF NEW MEXICO – second session, 2004
Richard M. Romero
RELATING TO CRIMES; PROHIBITING INTRACARDIAC ADMINISTRATION OF
EUTHANASIA ON A CONSCIOUS ANIMAL.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO:
Section 1. A new section of Chapter 30, Article 18 NMSA
1978 is enacted to read:
“[NEW MATERIAL] INTRACARDIAC INJECTION PROHIBITED ON
A. It is unlawful for an employee or agent of an
animal control service or facility, animal shelter or humane
society to use intracardiac injection to administer euthanasia
on a conscious animal if the animal could first be rendered
unconscious in a humane manner.
B. A person who violates the provisions of
Subsection A of this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and
shall be sentenced in accordance with the provisions of Section
31-19-1 NMSA 1978.”
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