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CS/SB 226: Racing Animals

GENERAL BILL by Regulated Industries ; Latvala ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Sobel

Racing Animals; Revising the prohibition on the use of certain medications or substances on racing animals; authorizing the Division of Pari-mutuel Wagering within the Department of Business and Professional Regulation to solicit input from the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services; requiring the division to notify the owners or trainers, stewards, and the appropriate horsemen’s association of all drug test results; expanding violations to include prohibited substances that break down during a race found in specimens collected after a race, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2015
Last Action: 4/2/2015 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 239 (Ch. 2015-88) -SJ 341
Location: Laid on Table
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Regulated Industries (RI)
  2. Agriculture (AG)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/5/2015 Senate • Filed
1/13/2015 Senate • Referred to Regulated Industries; Agriculture; Appropriations -SJ 47
2/9/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Regulated Industries, 02/18/15, 2:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
2/18/2015 Senate • CS by Regulated Industries; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -SJ 159
2/20/2015 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Agriculture -SJ 159
3/3/2015 Senate • Introduced -SJ 47
• CS by Regulated Industries read 1st time -SJ 151
3/5/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Agriculture, 03/10/15, 10:00 am, 301 Senate Office Building
3/10/2015 Senate • Favorable by Agriculture; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 190
• Now in Appropriations -SJ 190
3/13/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 03/18/15, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
3/18/2015 Senate • Favorable by- Appropriations; YEAS 19 NAYS 0 -SJ 226
3/19/2015 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 226
3/26/2015 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/01/15
4/1/2015 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/02/15
4/2/2015 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 341
• Substituted CS/HB 239 -SJ 341
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 239 (Ch. 2015-88) -SJ 341