The bill that punishes animal abuse with jail will be analyzed for the second time by the Constitutional Court.
This was confirmed by legislator Otto Guevara, head of fraction of the Libertarian Movement, who indicated that the consultation is part of a political agreement to allow them to vote again in the first reading.
In the new version, fines and penalties were reduced and they tried to clarify the definition of animal. The highest penalty was 2 years for causing the death of an animal.
Guevara said the analysis will be done because, although fines and penalties were lowered, they remain disproportionate, as noted by the Constitutional Court.
The legislator seeks the 10 signatures needed to send the bill to the Court after the first reading, which would Monday.