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N.D. initiative campaign planned to hike animal abuse penalities

February 10, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Under current state law, the most severe penalty for animal abuse is a year in jail and a $2,000 fine. The proposed North Dakota ballot measure would make cruelty to dogs, cats and horses a potential felony. Violations would have a maximum punishment of five years in prison and a $5,000 fine.
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Larger North Dakota population makes initiatives tougher

December 22, 2010 in INFORUM

Secretary of state says he’s not sure whether requirements will apply to measures now being circulated

BISMARCK North Dakota’s population increase during the past decade will require advocates of ballot initiatives to gather more petition signatures to get a statewide vote for their favored measures. Continue Reading