A measure to change a court ruling that designated pit bulls as an “inherently dangerous” breed has died in the Maryland General Assembly.
Medical marijuana and a measure addressing legal responsibilities related to dog bites are some of the remaining issues before Maryland lawmakers on the last day of the legislative session.
The Maryland House of Delegates has passed a measure to change the impact of a court ruling that designated pit bulls as an “inherently dangerous” breed.
The Maryland Senate and the House of Delegates appear to be headed for a showdown on how to address a court ruling that pit bulls are “inherently dangerous.”
Baltimore County police say a 2-year-old girl received stitches after she was bitten in the face by a dog.
The Maryland House of Delegates has unanimously approved a measure that would reverse a court ruling designating pit bulls as an “inherently dangerous breed.”
The founder of an organization that bought NFL star Michael Vick’s former Surry County dogfighting compound is being sought on animal cruelty charges.
Maryland’s highest court has removed cross-breeds from its strict liability ruling on dog bites caused by pit bulls.
The Maryland Senate has voted to change a state law so that it creates a strict liability standard for owners of all dogs, not just pit bulls.
A Senate committee passed a measure Thursday to change state law in response to a court ruling that determined pit bulls are “inherently dangerous” animals.