Senate BillNo. 582

Introduced by Senator Hall

February 26, 2015

An act relating to electrified fences.


SB 582, as introduced, Hall. Electrified fences.

Existing law prohibits an electrified fence to be offered for sale, sold, installed, or used in the state, or otherwise connected to a source of electrical current, unless the electrical current is limited and regulated by an electrical controller that meets or exceeds specified standards or specifications.

This bill would express the Legislature’s intent to enact legislation that would require electrified fences installed in the state to be approved for installation to confirm the installed apparatus meets a specified standard.

Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: no. State-mandated local program: no.

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:

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It is the intent of the Legislature to enact
2legislation that would require electrified fences installed in the
3state to be approved for installations to confirm the installed
4apparatus meets the IEC 60335-2-76 Standard until an American
5Standard is established.