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Proposed Colorado bill would ban convicted animal abusers from owning pets for 5-10 years
DENVER -- A proposed bill in Colorado would ban convicted animal abusers from owning, babysitting or living with an animal of any kind for up to 10 years. HB19-1092, introduced by Rep. Alex Valdez, D-Denver, would prohibit adults and juveniles convicted of misdemeanor animal abuse from “owning, possessing, caring for, or residing with an animal of any kind” for five years.