Substitute for H.B. No. 5707
Session Year 2015
 


AN ACT REQUIRING CERTAIN HIGHER EDUCATION FACILITIES THAT CONDUCT RESEARCH USING CATS OR DOGS TO OFFER SUCH CATS OR DOGS TO ANIMAL RESCUE ORGANIZATIONS PRIOR TO EUTHANIZING ANY SUCH CAT OR DOG.

To require state and private colleges and universities that use cats or dogs in laboratory research or testing to offer such cats or dogs for adoption by animal rescue organizations after such testing and to establish standards for the provision of proper shelter to dogs.

Introduced by:
Environment Committee

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Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 7/10/2015Signed by the Governor
 6/25/2015Transmitted by Secretary of the State to Governor
 6/25/2015Transmitted to the Secretary of State
 6/16/2015(LCO)Public Act 15-201
 6/3/2015On Consent Calendar / In Concurrence
 6/3/2015Senate Passed
 6/3/2015Rules Suspended
 6/3/2015Senate Calendar Number 655
 6/3/2015Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, Senate
 6/3/2015Transmitted Pursuant To Joint Rule 17
 6/2/2015House Passed
 4/22/2015(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 4/22/2015(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 4/22/2015(HED)Joint Favorable
 4/21/2015Referred by House to Committee on Higher Education and Employment Advancement
 4/13/2015(LCO)File Number 567
 4/13/2015House Calendar Number 357
 4/13/2015Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, House
 4/13/2015(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 4/6/2015(LCO)Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 04/13/15 10:00 AM
 3/26/2015(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/25/2015(ENV)Joint Favorable Substitute
 3/16/2015Public Hearing 03/20
 3/12/2015Referred to Joint Committee on Environment
 3/11/2015Drafted by Committee
 2/11/2015(ENV)Vote to Draft
 1/21/2015Referred to Joint Committee on Environment

Co-sponsors of HB-5707

Rep. Diana S. Urban, 43rd Dist.
Rep. Brenda L. Kupchick, 132nd Dist.
Rep. John "Jack" F. Hennessy, 127th Dist.
Rep. Theresa W. Conroy, 105th Dist.
Rep. Cara Christine Pavalock, 77th Dist.
Rep. Jeffrey J. Berger, 73rd Dist.
Rep. Al Adinolfi, 103rd Dist.
Rep. Aundré Bumgardner, 41st Dist.
Rep. Noreen S. Kokoruda, 101st Dist.
Rep. Arthur J. O'Neill, 69th Dist.
Rep. Philip J. Miller, 36th Dist.
Rep. John K. Hampton, 16th Dist.
Rep. Fred Camillo, 151st Dist.
Rep. Christine Randall, 44th Dist.
Rep. David Zoni, 81st Dist.
Rep. Devin R. Carney, 23rd Dist.
Rep. J.P. Sredzinski, 112th Dist.
Rep. Ben McGorty, 122nd Dist.
Rep. Charles J. Ferraro, 117th Dist.
Rep. Russell A. Morin, 28th Dist.
Rep. Whit Betts, 78th Dist.
Rep. Dan Carter, 2nd Dist.
Rep. Kim Rose, 118th Dist.
Rep. Gail Lavielle, 143rd Dist.
Rep. James Albis, 99th Dist.
Rep. Laura Devlin, 134th Dist.
Sen. Art Linares, 33rd Dist.

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