Enhanced penalty for killing police dog clears Assembly

Schultz’s Law, S2541, which enhances the penalty for killing a police dog or dog engaged in search and rescue efforts, was passed, 63-3-7. 

Assemblyman Jon Branmick questioned that although this “is an attractive bill to vote for,’’ he felt this was overdoing it in some situations because the court’s hands have been tied because of the mandatory nature of the sentence involved.

Enhanced penalty for killing police dog clears Assembly