2016 Idaho Statutes
Title 18 - CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS
Chapter 58 - PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY
Section 18-5812 - BATTERY TO DISABLED PERSONS AND ASSISTANCE DOGS -- PENALTIES.
18-5812. Battery to disabled persons and assistance dogs -- Penalties. (1) Any person who:
(a) Permits any animal which is owned, harbored or controlled by him to cause injury to or the death of any assistance dog or dog-in-training, is guilty of a misdemeanor.
(b) Intentionally causes injury to or the death of any assistance dog or dog-in-training is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment in the county jail not exceeding one (1) year, or by a fine not exceeding five thousand dollars ($5,000), or by both.
(2) In addition to any other criminal or civil penalties provided for violation of this section, any person convicted under this section, regardless of the form of judgment, shall be ordered to make full restitution to the owner or custodian of such dog for all veterinary bills, replacement and other costs resulting from the injury or death of the dog.
[18-5812, added 1997, ch. 267, sec. 5, p. 765.]
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