955.06 [Effective 12/1/2014] Registration fee for partial year and multiple years.

(A) The owner, keeper, or harborer of a dog becoming three months of age after the first day of July in a calendar year and the owner, keeper, or harborer of a dog purchased outside the state after the first day of July in a calendar year shall register the dog in accordance with division (B), (C), or (D) of this section within ninety days of the dog's becoming three months of age or within ninety days of the date of the purchase of the dog, as applicable.

(B) The owner, keeper, or harborer of a dog to which division (A) of this section applies may register the dog for the remainder of the current year. The fee for such a registration shall be one-half of the original fee for a one-year registration. Thereafter, the owner, keeper, or harborer shall register the dog for a period of one year, three years, or permanently as provided in section 955.01 of the Revised Code.

(C) The owner, keeper, or harborer of a dog to which division (A) of this section applies may register the dog for a period consisting of the remainder of the current year and two additional years. The fee for such a registration shall be eighty-three per cent of the original fee for a three-year registration. Thereafter, the owner, keeper, or harborer shall register the dog for a period of one year, three years, or permanently as provided in section 955.01 of the Revised Code.

(D) The owner, keeper, or harborer of a dog to which division (A) of this section applies may register the dog permanently. The fee for such a registration shall be the same as the original fee for a permanent registration.

Amended by 130th General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 483, §101.01, eff. 12/1/2014.

Amended by 130th General Assembly File No. 25, HB 59, §101.01, eff. 12/1/2013.

Effective Date: 11-21-1973

This section is set out twice. See also § 955.06 , effective until 12/1/2014.