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SB-183 Property: wild animals.(2019-2020)

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Date Published: 01/29/2019 09:00 PM
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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2019–2020 REGULAR SESSION

Senate Bill
No. 183


Introduced by Senator Borgeas

January 29, 2019


An act to amend Section 656 of the Civil Code, relating to property.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


SB 183, as introduced, Borgeas. Property: wild animals.
Existing law provides that animals that are wild by nature may be the subject of ownership while those animals are living only in specified circumstances.
This bill would make nonsubstantive changes to that provision of law.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Section 656 of the Civil Code is amended to read:

656.
 Animals An animal that is wild by nature are is the subjects subject of ownership, while living, only when it is on the land of the person claiming them, it, or when it is tamed, or it is taken and held in possession, or it is disabled and immediately pursued.