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
|New today||2-4 days old||5 days & older|
|4/10/2014||(ENV)||Motion Failed JF|
|4/8/2014||Referred by Senate to Committee on Environment|
|3/25/2014||(LCO)||File Number 119|
|3/25/2014||Senate Calendar Number 107|
|3/25/2014||Favorable 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|
|2/28/2014||Public Hearing 03/07|
|2/25/2014||Referred to Joint Committee on Planning and Development|