2017 Rhode Island General Laws
Title 4 - Animals and Animal Husbandry
Chapter 4-1 - Cruelty to Animals
Section 4-1-39 - Transport and shelter of horses.
§ 4-1-39. Transport and shelter of horses.
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a person may not transport or shelter, or cause or allow to be transported or sheltered any equine animal in or upon any trailer, conveyance or other vehicle whatsoever with two (2) or more levels stacked on top of one another.
(b) Any person who violates the provisions of this section shall be subject to a fine of not less than five hundred dollars ($500) per animal for a first offense, and subject to a fine of at least one thousand dollars ($1,000) per animal for all second and subsequent offenses.
History of Section.
(P.L. 2008, ch. 257, § 1; P.L. 2008, ch. 414, § 1.)