Sec. 4.5. (a) As used in this chapter, “law enforcement animal” means an animal that is owned or used by a law enforcement agency for the principal purposes of:
        (1) aiding in:
            (A) the detection of criminal activity;
            (B) the enforcement of laws; and
            (C) the apprehension of offenders; and
        (2) ensuring the public welfare.
    (b) The term includes, but is not limited to, the following:
        (1) A horse.
        (2) An arson investigation dog.
        (3) A bomb detection dog.
        (4) A narcotic detection dog.
        (5) A patrol dog.
As added by P.L.213-1997, SEC.2. Amended by P.L.9-2003, SEC.1.