BB DOG BILL 017 B

Brian Baer/Sacramento Bee Staff Photo

Senator Ron Calderon, D-Montebello, talks during his news conference at the State Capitol to discuss his bill, SB 1775, Tuesday April, 8, 2008. His bill will be heard in the Senate Public Safety Committee. SB 1775 authorizes the forfeiture of all property used during the commission of an illegal dog fight. Funds derived from the sale of confiscated property would be distributed to law enforcement agencies that investigate and prosecute animal-fighting crimes and animal-welfare organizations.

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