505.20  ADDITIONAL PENALTY FOR OWNERS, HARBORERS AND/OR KEEPERS OF ANIMALS THAT CAUSE  SERIOUS PHYSICAL HARM TO ANY PERSON.
   (a)    No person being an owner, harborer, or keeper of any animal, who is found to be in violation of Section 505.02(b) and (c) Confinement of Dogs; Vicious Dogs; Section 505.03 - Animals Running at Large; Section 505.04 - Leashes; Animal Feces; or Section 505.18 - Wild Animals Prohibited, and while in violation of any of these sections, the animal inflicts serious physical harm to any person, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor of the first degree. Violation of this Section 505.20 shall be in addition to any other provision of this chapter, and the penalty for violation of this section shall be imposed in addition to any penalty imposed for violation of any other section listed herein.
   (b)    “Serious physical harm”, as used in this section, shall have the same meaning as is used in Ohio R.C. 2901.01(A)(5), or as that section of the Ohio Revised Code may hereafter be amended.
(Ord. 176-02.  Passed 10-21-02.)