(1) Any person who violates any provision of KRS 437.410 to KRS 437.420 shall be subject to a fine of not more than five thousand dollars ($5,000) or imprisoned for not less than six (6) months but not more than one (1) year, or both, for each violation.
(2) Any persons convicted of violating any provision of KRS 437.410 to KRS 437.420 shall be ordered jointly and severally to make restitution to the animal facility in the full amount of the reasonable cost of replacing materials, data, equipment or animals, and records that may have been damaged or cannot be returned, and the reasonable cost of repeating any experimentation that may have been interrupted or invalidated as a result of the violation.

Terms Used In Kentucky Statutes 437.429

  • Animal: includes every warm-blooded living creature except a human being. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Year: means calendar year. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010

(3) Nothing in KRS 437.410 to KRS 437.420 shall be construed to affect any other rights of a person who has been damaged by reason of a violation of KRS 437.410 to
437.420.
Effective: July 13, 1990
History: Created 1990 Ky. Acts ch. 61, sec. 4, effective July 13, 1990.