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§ 30.10. Applicability

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. § 30.10
§ 30.10. Applicability
(a) Normal agricultural operation.--Nothing in this act shall apply to animals used for activities undertaken in a normal agricultural operation.
(b) Indigency.--
(1) In a case under 18 Pa.C.S. § 5511 (relating to cruelty to animals) in which only one animal was seized from the defendant and the defendant is able to prove indigency and the inability to pay the reasonable costs of care assessed under this act by the court for that animal, the court in its discretion may waive the requirement for the defendant to pay the costs of care for that animal.
(2) A defendant seeking a waiver under this subsection must submit an affidavit in the form provided for in Rule 240(h) of the Pennsylvania Rules of Civil Procedure.


2013, July 9, P.L. 263, No. 50, § 10, effective in 60 days [Sept. 9, 2013].
18 P.S. § 30.10, PA ST 18 P.S. § 30.10
Current through 2022 Regular Session Act 96. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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