SB 344: Animal Cruelty
GENERAL BILL by Rich
Animal Cruelty; Provides definitions. Prohibits specified activities with an animal. Prohibits specified related activities. Provides penalties. Provides that the act does not apply to certain husbandry, conformation judging, and veterinary practices.
Last Action: 5/26/2011 - Chapter No. 2011-42
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
- Criminal Justice (CJ)
- Agriculture (AG)
- Judiciary (JU)
• Referred to Criminal Justice; Agriculture; Judiciary -SJ 34
• On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 02/22/11, 9:00 am, 37 Senate Office Building
• Favorable by Criminal Justice; YEAS 4 NAYS 0 -SJ 116
• Now in Agriculture -SJ 116
• On Committee agenda-- Agriculture, 03/07/11, 3:15 pm, 37 Senate Office Building
• Favorable by Agriculture; YEAS 4 NAYS 0 -SJ 117
• Introduced -SJ 33
• Now in Judiciary -SJ 117
• On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 03/14/11, 1:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
• Favorable by- Judiciary; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 226
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 226
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/23/11
• Read 2nd time -SJ 268
• Amendment(s) adopted (423372) -SJ 268
• Ordered engrossed -SJ 269
• Placed on 3rd reading -SJ 269
• Read 3rd time -SJ 285
• Passed as amended; YEAS 38 NAYS 0 -SJ 285
• In Messages
• Referred to Calendar -HJ 1008
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 05/03/11
• Received -HJ 1008
• Read 2nd time -HJ 1035
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Read 3rd time -HJ 1151
• Passed; YEAS 115 NAYS 0 -HJ 1151
• Ordered enrolled -SJ 851
• Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
• Approved by Governor
• Chapter No. 2011-42
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