18 U.S. Code § 1368 - Harming animals used in law enforcement
(a) Whoever willfully and maliciously harms any police animal, or attempts or conspires to do so, shall be fined under this title and imprisoned not more than 1 year. If the offense permanently disables or disfigures the animal, or causes serious bodily injury to or the death of the animal, the maximum term of imprisonment shall be 10 years.
Source(Added Pub. L. 106–254, § 2(a),Aug. 2, 2000, 114 Stat. 638; amended Pub. L. 107–273, div. B, title IV, § 4003(a)(4),Nov. 2, 2002, 116 Stat. 1811.)
2002—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 107–273inserted “to” after “serious bodily injury”.
Short Title of 2000 Amendment
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