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CS/HB 479: Animal Control

GENERAL BILL by Health and Human Services Quality Subcommittee ; O'Toole ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Bullard ; Caldwell ; Porter ; Porth ; Sands ; Williams

Animal Control; Requires animal control officers, wildlife officers, & disease laboratories to report potential health risks to humans from animals; provides for use of additional prescription drugs for euthanasia & chemical immobilization of animals; provides for rulemaking to expand list of additional prescription drugs; provides that Board of Pharmacy or DOH may revoke or suspend permit upon determination that permittee or its employees or agents is using or has used authorized drug for other purposes or if permittee has committed specified violations; restricts use of intracardial injection for euthanizing animals; prohibits delivery of lethal solution or powder by adding it to food.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 4/29/2012 - Chapter No. 2012-173
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/25/2011 House • Filed
11/4/2011 House • Referred to Health and Human Services Quality Subcommittee; Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee; Rulemaking and Regulation Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 48
11/29/2011 House • On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Quality Subcommittee, 12/06/11, 8:00 am, 306 HOB
12/6/2011 House • CS by Health and Human Services Quality Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 177
12/9/2011 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
12/12/2011 House • Now in Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee -HJ 170
1/10/2012 House • Introduced -HJ 48
• CS by Health and Human Services Quality Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 167
1/12/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee, 01/17/12, 12:30 pm, Reed Hall
1/17/2012 House • Favorable by Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 229
• Now in Rulemaking and Regulation Subcommittee -HJ 229
1/20/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- Rulemaking and Regulation Subcommittee, 01/24/12, 2:00 pm, 306 HOB
1/24/2012 House • Favorable by Rulemaking and Regulation Subcommittee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -HJ 282
• Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 282
1/31/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 02/02/12, 9:00 am, Morris Hall
2/2/2012 House • Favorable by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -HJ 456
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 456
2/20/2012 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/22/12
2/22/2012 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 713
• Placed on 3rd reading
2/23/2012 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 760
• CS passed; YEAS 116 NAYS 0 -HJ 761
2/24/2012 Senate • In Messages
3/5/2012 Senate • Received -SJ 816
• Referred to Regulated Industries; Health Regulation; Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations; Budget -SJ 816
3/7/2012 Senate • Withdrawn from Regulated Industries; Health Regulation; Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations; Budget -SJ 938
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 938
• Substituted for CS/SB 654 -SJ 938
• Read 2nd time -SJ 938
• Read 3rd time -SJ 939
• CS passed; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 939
3/7/2012 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 1178
4/13/2012 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
4/27/2012 • Approved by Governor
4/29/2012 • Chapter No. 2012-173