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CS/HB 239: Medication and Testing of Racing Animals

GENERAL BILL by Business and Professions Subcommittee ; Fitzenhagen ; Stone

Medication and Testing of Racing Animals; Revises provisions that prohibit use of certain medications or substances on racing animals; revises penalties; revises timeframe in which certain prosecutions must begin; revises procedures; authorizes Division of Pari-mutuel Wagering of DBPR to solicit input from DACS for purposes of adopting certain rules.

Effective Date: 7/1/2015
Last Action: 6/3/2015 - Chapter No. 2015-88
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/13/2015 House • Filed
1/22/2015 House • Referred to Business and Professions Subcommittee; Government Operations Appropriations Subcommittee; Regulatory Affairs Committee -HJ 23
2/27/2015 House • PCS on Committee agenda-- Business and Professions Subcommittee, 03/03/15, 2:00 pm, 12 HOB
3/3/2015 House • Introduced -HJ 23
• CS by Business and Professions Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 182
3/5/2015 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Business and Professions Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 179
3/8/2015 House • Original reference(s) removed: Government Operations Appropriations Subcommittee
• CS referred to Regulatory Affairs Committee -HJ 190
• Now in Regulatory Affairs Committee -HJ 190
3/10/2015 House • On Committee agenda-- Regulatory Affairs Committee, 03/12/15, 1:00 pm, Sumner Hall
3/12/2015 House • Favorable by- Regulatory Affairs Committee; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -HJ 229
3/13/2015 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 229
3/24/2015 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/26/15
3/26/2015 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 313
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/27/2015 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 339
• CS passed; YEAS 112 NAYS 0 -HJ 339
4/1/2015 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Regulated Industries; Agriculture; Appropriations -SJ 324
• Received -SJ 324
4/2/2015 Senate • Withdrawn from Regulated Industries; Agriculture; Appropriations -SJ 341
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 341
• Substituted for CS/SB 226 -SJ 341
• Read 2nd time -SJ 341
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/8/2015 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 361
• CS passed; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 361
4/14/2015 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 546
5/18/2015 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
6/2/2015 • Approved by Governor
6/3/2015 • Chapter No. 2015-88