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Annapolis goes to the dogs

January 11th, 2013 by WCBC Radio

The Maryland General Assembly this year is expected to resume debate on legislation that would prevent the state from declaring any breed of dog "inherently dangerous."

The issue was raised during the special session in August, in response to a Maryland Court of Appeals decision that gave the "inherently dangerous" label to pit bulls, automatically holding their owner's and their owner's landlords responsible for any injuries the dogs may cause.

Lawmakers could not come to an agreement on a bill in August.

New legislation is expected to be introduced in the next few weeks.

During the summer, a task force took testimony on the issue

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