Kentucky Revised Statutes Title XXI. Agriculture and Animals § 258.990. Penalties

(1)  Any person who violates KRS 258.015 , 258.035 , 258.055 , 258.065 , or 258.085 shall be fined not less than ten dollars ($10) nor more than one hundred dollars ($100).  Each day of violation shall constitute a separate offense.

(2)  The owner of any dog, cat, or ferret which bites a human being shall be liable to pay all damages for personal injuries resulting from the bite of the dog, cat, or ferret.

(3)  (a) Any person violating or failing or refusing to comply with KRS 258.095 to 258.365 , except KRS 258.235(5)(a) , shall, upon conviction, be fined not less than five dollars ($5) nor more than one hundred dollars ($100) , or be imprisoned in the county jail for not less than five (5) nor more than sixty (60) days, or both.

(b) Any person violating KRS 258.235(5)(a) shall be punished by a fine of not less than fifty dollars ($50) nor more than two hundred dollars ($200), or by imprisonment in the county jail for not less than ten (10) nor more than sixty (60) days, or both.

(4)  All fines collected under subsection (3) of this section shall after costs and commissions have been deducted, be paid to the department to be credited to the animal control and care fund.


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