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PIG ENCLOSURES. INITIATIVE STATUTE. Prohibits confining a pig on land used in the production or maintenance of animals for food or fiber in an enclosure in which the pig cannot turn around freely, including a gestation crate. Creates exceptions for veterinary purposes, prebirthing and nursing periods, and public events. Each violation is a misdemeanor. Measure becomes effective two years after enactment. Summary of estimate by Legislative Analyst and Director of Finance of fiscal impact on state and local governments: This measure would result in the following fiscal impact: probably minor local and state criminal justice enforcement and prosecution costs, offset in part by increased fine revenue.
Jill Mountjoy c/o Lowell Finley, Law Offices of Lowell Finley, 1604 Solano Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94707-2109, (510) 290-8823
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PIG ENCLOSURES. INITIATIVE STATUTE. California Initiative 976 (2003).