DETROIT, Mich. (CBS DETROIT) — The Detroit City Council passed a stricter ordinance on dogs Tuesday after two kids were mauled to death.
One ordinance called “Emma’s Clause” allows animal control officers to follow up with owners.READ MORE: Detroit Pistons To Play Regular Season Game Against Chicago Bulls In Paris
It’s named after 4-year-old Emma Hernandez who was mauled by a pitbull last August.READ MORE: School Loses Challenge To Expired Michigan Mask Order
Emma’s clause takes effect immediately.
The other changes allow for more enforcement of existing laws on potentially dangerous animals.MORE NEWS: 2 Charged With Murder After 16-Year-Old, 20-Year-Old Found Dead Near White Lake Township Pond
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