Senate passes animal abuser database proposal

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The Senate has passed a proposal to create an animal abuser registry in Tennessee.

The measure sponsored by Sen. Doug Jackson, a Dickson Democrat, passed on a 23-0 vote.

Legislative analysts estimate that about three people convicted of violent offenses against animals would be added to the registry each year.

The companion bill is pending in the House.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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