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§ 30.7. Termination of costs order

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 18 P.S. Crimes and OffensesEffective: September 9, 2013

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 18 P.S. Crimes and Offenses
Chapter 5. Costs of Care of Seized Animals Act (Refs & Annos)
Effective: September 9, 2013
18 P.S. § 30.7
§ 30.7. Termination of costs order
(a) Time.--A costs order shall be terminated upon the occurrence of any of the following:
(1) The issuance of a final judgment on the criminal charge for a violation of 18 Pa.C.S. § 5511 (relating to cruelty to animals).
(2) The defendant or owner of the animals surrendering all rights to the animals.
(3) The seized animals being no longer under the control of the petitioner.
(b) Remittance.--As follows:
(1) No earlier than the issuance of the final order on the related criminal charge for a violation of 18 Pa.C.S. § 5511, any unused portion of reasonable costs of care remaining after full payment in accordance with a costs order shall be remitted to the person who paid the costs of care of the seized animal.
(2) If no related criminal charge for a violation of 18 Pa.C.S. § 5511 results in any conviction and, if all costs ordered to be paid under sections 5(e) and 61 have been timely paid, the owner shall have the right to repossession of the animal and to a return of all reasonable costs of care.

Credits

2013, July 9, P.L. 263, No. 50, § 7, effective in 60 days [Sept. 9, 2013].

Footnotes

18 P.S. §§ 30.5, 30.6.
18 P.S. § 30.7, PA ST 18 P.S. § 30.7
Current through 2022 Regular Session Act 97. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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