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Houston ban on large and venomous snakes


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Posted by Ren on May 07, 2002 at 11:22:42:


Has anyone else heard of the Houston City Council's ban on "wild animals"? It bans ownership by private individuals of all venomous snakes and snakes that can grow larger than 8 feet. There is a clause that allows for exceptions to be made with a permit from the health dept.. It was passed in 1999, but the first I time heard of it was at the Houston show this past weekend. Here is a link to the article.

http://www.ci.houston.tx.us/citygovt/council/1/wild.htm



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