SB 284: "An Act relating to cruelty to animals."
00SENATE BILL NO. 284 01 "An Act relating to cruelty to animals." 02 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 03 * Section 1. AS 11.61.140(a) is amended to read: 04 (a) A person commits the crime of cruelty to animals if the person 05 (1) knowingly [INTENTIONALLY] inflicts severe [AND 06 PROLONGED] physical pain or prolonged suffering on an animal; 07 (2) with criminal negligence, fails to care for [RECKLESSLY 08 NEGLECTS] an animal and, as a result [OF THAT NEGLECT], causes the death of 09 the animal or causes severe physical pain or prolonged suffering to the animal; or 10 (3) kills an animal by the use of a decompression chamber.