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TOWN OF TRUCKEE <br /> California <br /> ORDINANCE 2017-01 <br /> AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING AN <br /> ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF TRUCKEE AMENDING <br /> SECTION 8.01.020 OF THE TOWN MUNICIPAL CODE <br /> DEFINING VICIOUS DOGS <br /> WHEREAS; Governor Brown recently signed into law Assembly Bill 1825, <br /> which struck part of the definition of"vicious dog"found in Section 31603(a) of the Food and <br /> Agricultural Code ("Section 31603") in relation to Sections 597.5 (a) and 599aa of the <br /> California Penal Code; and <br /> WHEREAS; the Town of Truckee desires to continue to mirror the California Food and <br /> Agricultural Code in relation to the definition of"vicious dogs" in the Truckee Municipal Code; <br /> The Town Council of the Town of Truckee Does Ordain as Follows: <br /> Section 1. <br /> Title 8 of the Truckee Municipal Code Section 8.01.020 (w) (1) "Vicious Dog", is hereby <br /> amended as follows: <br /> (w) "Vicious Doq" means: <br /> 1.Any dog which,when unprovoked, in an aggressive manner, inflicts any injury to a human <br /> being that results in muscle tears or disfiguring lacerations or requires multiple sutures or <br /> corrective or cosmetic surgery, or who kills a human being; or <br /> 2. Any dog previously determined to be and currently listed as a potentially dangerous dog <br /> which, after its owner or keeper has been notified of the determination, continues the <br /> behavior described as potentially dangerous dog in Section 8.01.020(v), or who is <br /> maintained in violation of Section 8.01.490(a)(b)(c). <br /> Section 2. <br /> If any section, subsection, sentence, clause or phrase of this ordinance is for any <br /> reason held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unconstitutional, such decision shall <br /> not affect the validity of the remaining portions of the ordinance. The Town Council of the Town of <br /> Truckee hereby declares that it would have passed this ordinance and each section, subsection, <br /> sentence, clause and phrase thereof irrespective of the fact that one or more sections,subsections, <br /> sentences, clauses or phrases may be held invalid or unconstitutional. <br /> Section 3. <br /> Posting and Publications:The Town Clerk is hereby directed to publish this ordinance <br /> in accordance with the law. <br />