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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.

Effective Date: 10/1/2011
Last Action: 5/26/2011 - Chapter No. 2011-42
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Agriculture (AG)
  3. Judiciary (JU)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/4/2011 Senate • Filed
1/12/2011 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Agriculture; Judiciary -SJ 34
2/11/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 02/22/11, 9:00 am, 37 Senate Office Building
2/22/2011 Senate • Favorable by Criminal Justice; YEAS 4 NAYS 0 -SJ 116
• Now in Agriculture -SJ 116
2/28/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Agriculture, 03/07/11, 3:15 pm, 37 Senate Office Building
3/7/2011 Senate • Favorable by Agriculture; YEAS 4 NAYS 0 -SJ 117
3/8/2011 Senate • Introduced -SJ 33
• Now in Judiciary -SJ 117
3/9/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 03/14/11, 1:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
3/14/2011 Senate • Favorable by- Judiciary; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 226
3/15/2011 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 226
3/21/2011 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/23/11
3/23/2011 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 268
• Amendment(s) adopted (423372) -SJ 268
• Ordered engrossed -SJ 269
• Placed on 3rd reading -SJ 269
3/24/2011 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 285
• Passed as amended; YEAS 38 NAYS 0 -SJ 285
3/29/2011 House • In Messages
5/2/2011 House • Referred to Calendar -HJ 1008
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 05/03/11
• Received -HJ 1008
5/3/2011 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 1035
• Placed on 3rd reading
5/4/2011 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 1151
• Passed; YEAS 115 NAYS 0 -HJ 1151
5/4/2011 Senate • Ordered enrolled -SJ 851
5/17/2011 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
5/26/2011 • Approved by Governor
• Chapter No. 2011-42