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Sen. Brown Discusses Strengthening Animal Cruelty Law

ATLANTA (October 29, 2010) – Senate Democratic Leader Robert Brown (D-Macon) held a hearing on Georgia’s animal cruelty law this week at the State Capitol, where he heard from several experts in animal abuse cases on how the law can be strengthened and improved.  Brown overhauled existing animal cruelty laws in 2000 when he authored the Animal Cruelty Act (Senate Bill 297), allowing animal abuse to be charged as a felony, rather than a misdemeanor.    

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