Maine Revised Statutes

§3935. License prohibited

The department may not issue a license to maintain a boarding kennel, breeding kennel, animal shelter or pet shop to a person who, within the 10 years previous to the application for the license, has been convicted of murder, a Class A or Class B offense, a violation under Title 17-A, chapter 9, 11, 12 or 13 or a criminal violation under Title 17, chapter 42 or under a criminal law involving cruelty to animals that is no longer in effect or, within 10 years previous to the application for the license, has been adjudicated of a civil violation for cruelty to animals under chapter 739 or has been convicted or adjudicated in any other state, provincial or federal court of a violation similar to those specified in this section. [2009, c. 343, §17 (AMD).]

SECTION HISTORY
1987, c. 383, §3 (NEW). 1993, c. 468, §14 (AMD). 1993, c. 657, §35 (AMD). 2005, c. 422, §8 (AMD). 2007, c. 439, §21 (AMD). 2009, c. 343, §17 (AMD).