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Disposition of fines
Agriculture & Markets (AGM) CHAPTER 69, ARTICLE 7
§ 119. Disposition of fines. Notwithstanding any other provision of
law, all moneys collected as fines or penalties by any municipality as a
result of any prosecution for violations of the provisions of this
article or any local law or ordinance and all bail forfeitures by
persons charged with such violations shall be the property of the
municipality and shall be paid to the financial officer of such
municipality. Such moneys shall be used only for controlling dogs and
enforcing this article and any rule, regulation, or local law or
ordinance adopted pursuant thereto, including subsidizing the spaying or
neutering of dogs and any facility as authorized under section one
hundred sixteen of this article used therefor, and subsidizing public
humane education programs in responsible dog ownership.