SECTION 1. Section 35WW of chapter 10 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2020 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting in line 9 after the words “chapter 140” the following words:- “or other measures to improve animal health and welfare as the commissioner may determine, with majority support from the advisory committee established in chapter 193 of the acts of 2012”.
SECTION 2. Section 37 of chapter 129 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended by inserting after the fourth sentence the following sentence:- “Such fines shall not revert to the General Fund and shall instead be deposited in the Homeless Animal Prevention and Care Fund, as established by section 35ww of chapter 10 of General Laws, and shall be available for use in subsequent fiscal years.”.
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