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Title: 8 - Animals

Chapter: 04 - Dogs

Section: 180 - Livestock indemnity fund

The amount from all fees collected for the issuance of dog licenses and for the impounding care and redemption of dogs and all fines collected under the provisions of this chapter, or under the General Laws of the state of California, shall be paid into the county treasury and shall constitute a fund to be known as the livestock indemnity fund, which shall be used in the following manner:

A.    To pay the fees for the issuance of dog license tags

B.    To pay necessary costs of impounding and keeping and releasing of dogs impounded or killed pursuant to law of this chapter. It is expressly provided, also, that nothing in this chapter shall be construed as releasing, diminishing or extinguishing any liability of the owner of any dog for damages to person or property existing under the laws of the state of California.

C.    At the end of each fiscal year, surplus amounts shall be transferred from the livestock indemnity fund to the general fund.


(Ord. 77-24, 1977 Ord. 69-14 § 18, 1969.)