Raised S.B. No. 264
Session Year 2014
 


AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE ON THE HUMANE TREATMENT OF ANIMALS IN MUNICIPAL SHELTERS.

To establish a task force to consider (1) the establishment of standards for the humane treatment of animals; (2) education for animal control officers on current license laws; (3) rules and regulations regarding and penalties for abuse; (4) the development of a system to track persons who have been convicted of animal abuse in order to prevent such persons from acquiring animals from shelters in other municipalities or states; (5) the establishment of standards for rescue organizations to use when evaluating foster homes; (6) the establishment of rules and responsibilities for volunteer groups that work with municipal shelters and animal control officers; and (7) the creation of a framework to coordinate the efforts of local humane organizations with volunteer groups, foster groups and municipal animal shelters.

Introduced by:
Planning and Development Committee

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Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 4/10/2014(ENV)Motion Failed JF
 4/8/2014Referred by Senate to Committee on Environment
 3/25/2014(LCO)File Number 119
 3/25/2014Senate Calendar Number 107
 3/25/2014Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, Senate
 3/25/2014(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/18/2014(LCO)Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 03/24/14 5:00 PM
 3/13/2014(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/12/2014(PD)Joint Favorable
 2/28/2014Public Hearing 03/07
 2/25/2014Referred to Joint Committee on Planning and Development

Co-sponsors of SB-264

Rep. Auden Grogins, 129th Dist.

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