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File #: Ord 19-77    Version: 1 Name: Amendments to Chapter 200 Re: Animals
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 1/22/2020
Title: Amending Chapter 200 of the Legislative Code updating and adding definitions, making owners of impounded animals responsible for veterinary, rabies, and microchipping fees required before release, and prohibiting the release of impounded animals without appropriate restraint.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Ward: Ward - all
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
1/27/20201 Mayor's Office Signed  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/22/20201 City Council AdoptedPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
1/15/20201 City Council Public Hearing Closed; Laid Over to Fourth Reading/Final AdoptionPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
12/18/20191 City Council Laid Over to Third Reading/Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Video Video
12/11/20191 City Council Laid Over to Second Reading  Action details Meeting details Video Video
Title
Amending Chapter 200 of the Legislative Code updating and adding definitions, making owners of impounded animals responsible for veterinary, rabies, and microchipping fees required before release, and prohibiting the release of impounded animals without appropriate restraint.

Body
THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SAINT PAUL DOES ORDAIN:

SECTION 1

Section 200.01 of the Saint Paul Legislative Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

Sec. 200.01. - Definitions.

As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise indicates:
Adoption means the transfer of ownership of an animal from Saint Paul Animal Control to an individual or individuals but does not include transfer to an approved rescue organization.
Altered dog means a dog which has been spayed or neutered or has been found incapable of withstanding spaying or neutered by a licensed veterinarian.
Animal shall mean means any individual member of any of the species of birds, fish, amphibians, reptiles, insects, arachnids, crustaceans or mammals except homo sapiens.

Animal control supervisor shall mean the animal control supervisor of the city or his/her designee. means the person designated by the director of the department of safety and inspections to make an initial determination of whether an animal is potentially dangerous or dangerous based upon review of complaints or reports of aggressive behavior.

Approved rescue organization means an organization operated not for profit and designated as such by section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, whose primary stated purpose is animal adoption, animal rescue, animal sheltering, or the prevention of cruelty to animals, and includes any animal shelter, humane society, society for prevention of cruelty to animals, or animal fostering organization that has been approved as a transfer partner with the Saint Paul Animal Control Center.

Dangerous animal shall mean means an animal which has:
(1) Without provocation caused substantial bodily ...

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