Substitute for Raised H.B. No. 6714
Session Year 2023


To (1) redefine the crime of sexual contact with an animal, (2) require that veterinarians report suspected incidents of animal cruelty, and (3) prohibit persons convicted of animal cruelty or having sexual contact with an animal from possessing or working with animals for a period of five years from the date of conviction or release from imprisonment for the offense, whichever is later.

Introduced by:
Judiciary Committee

 New today  2-4 days old  5 days & older

Co-sponsors for Amendment LCO:

Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 6/27/2023Signed by the Governor
 6/26/2023Transmitted by Secretary of the State to Governor
 6/26/2023Transmitted to the Secretary of State
 6/15/2023(LCO)Public Act 23-149
 6/7/2023On Consent Calendar / In Concurrence
 6/7/2023Senate Passed
 5/11/2023Senate Calendar Number 489
 5/11/2023Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, Senate
 5/9/2023House Passed
 4/13/2023(LCO)File Number 581
 4/13/2023House Calendar Number 352
 4/13/2023Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, House
 4/13/2023(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 4/6/2023(LCO)Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 04/12/23 5:00 PM
 3/28/2023(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/27/2023(JUD)Joint Favorable Substitute
 2/24/2023Public Hearing 03/01
 2/16/2023Referred to Joint Committee on Judiciary

Co-sponsors of HB-6714

Rep. Dorinda Borer, 115th Dist.
Rep. Craig C. Fishbein, 90th Dist.
Rep. David Michel, 146th Dist.
Rep. Nicole Klarides-Ditria, 105th Dist.
Rep. Holly H. Cheeseman, 37th Dist.
Rep. David K. Labriola, 131st Dist.
Rep. Kathy Kennedy, 119th Dist.
Rep. Frank Smith, 118th Dist.
Rep. Jane M. Garibay, 60th Dist.
Rep. Robin E. Comey, 102nd Dist.
Rep. Gary A. Turco, 27th Dist.
Rep. Keith Denning, 42nd Dist.
Sen. James J. Maroney, 14th Dist.
Sen. Tony Hwang, 28th Dist.
Rep. Kerry S. Wood, 29th Dist.
Rep. Mary Welander, 114th Dist.
Rep. Greg S. Howard, 43rd Dist.
Rep. Anne M. Hughes, 135th Dist.
Rep. Raghib Allie-Brennan, 2nd Dist.
Rep. Mitch Bolinsky, 106th Dist.
Rep. Ronald A. Napoli, 73rd Dist.
Rep. Amy Morrin Bello, 28th Dist.
Rep. Christopher Poulos, 81st Dist.
Rep. Liz Linehan, 103rd Dist.
Rep. Devin R. Carney, 23rd Dist.
Rep. Lucy Dathan, 142nd Dist.
Rep. Tom Delnicki, 14th Dist.
Rep. Michael D Quinn, 82nd Dist.
Rep. Tony J Scott, 112th Dist.
Rep. Kurt Vail, 52nd Dist.
Rep. Dave W. Yaccarino, 87th Dist.
Rep. Michael DiGiovancarlo, 74th Dist.
Rep. Tom O'Dea, 125th Dist.
Rep. Steve Weir, 55th Dist.
Rep. Ben McGorty, 122nd Dist.
Rep. David Rutigliano, 123rd Dist.
Rep. Tracy Marra, 141st Dist.
Rep. Carol Hall, 59th Dist.
Rep. Mark DeCaprio, 48th Dist.
Rep. Lezlye Zupkus, 89th Dist.
Rep. Laura Dancho, 120th Dist.
Sen. Saud Anwar, 3rd Dist.
Sen. Joan V. Hartley, 15th Dist.
Sen. John A. Kissel, 7th Dist.
Sen. Rob Sampson, 16th Dist.
Sen. Jeff Gordon, 35th Dist.
Sen. Eric C. Berthel, 32nd Dist.
Sen. Lisa Seminara, 8th Dist.

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