(a) The local animal control authority may charge the following annual fees:
(1) Premises inspection fee not more than $100.
(2) Dangerous regulated animal registration fee, per animal, not more than $50. The maximum amount charged for such animal registration per person is $500.
(3) Additional premise inspection fee, if the person acquires and possesses another
type of dangerous regulated animal, not more than $100.
(b) A certificate of registration shall be issued by the local animal control authority
to the person for each dangerous regulated animal and inspection upon payment of the
(c) Any person who possesses a dangerous regulated animal shall maintain liability
insurance coverage or secure a bond in an amount of not less than $250,000 for each
occurrence for liability damages for destruction of or damage to property and death
or bodily injury to a person caused by the dangerous regulated animal. The person possessing the animal shall provide a copy of the policy for liability
insurance or proof of the bond to the local animal control authority. Any insurer shall notify the local animal control authority, in writing, of any expiration,
reduction or cancellation of liability insurance, furnished as required by this subsection,
not later than 10 days before the expiration, reduction or cancellation takes effect.
Any surety company who secures the performance of the bond shall notify the local
animal control authority, in writing, of any expiration, reduction or cancellation
of the bond, furnished as required by this subsection, not later than 10 days before
the expiration, reduction or cancellation takes effect.
(d) Any fees charged and collected shall be retained by the local animal control authority
to be used to implement the provisions of this act.
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