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PIG CRATES. INITIATIVE STATUTE. Prohibits confining a pig for all or the majority of a calendar day in an enclosure, including a gestation crate, in which the pig cannot tum around without touching any side. Does not apply to trailers, motor vehicles, reasonable veterinary procedures, pre-birthing and nursing time periods, and public events. Each violation is a misdemeanor. Effective four years after enactment. Summary of estimate by Legislative Analyst and Director of Finance of fiscal impact on state and local governments: Probably minor local and state criminal justice enforcement and prosecution costs, offset in part by increased fine revenue.
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PIG CRATES. INITIATIVE STATUTE. California Initiative 991 (2003).