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CS/CS/SB 420: Animal Control

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Community Affairs ; Grimsley

Animal Control; Providing a procedure for adopting or humanely disposing of impounded stray livestock, except cattle, as an alternative to sale or auction; requiring a county animal control center to establish fees and be responsible for damages caused while impounding livestock; authorizing certain municipal animal control officers to take custody of an animal found neglected or cruelly treated or to order the owner of such an animal to provide certain care at the owner’s expense, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2015
Last Action: 5/15/2015 - Chapter No. 2015-18
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Agriculture (AG)
  2. Community Affairs (CA)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/21/2015 Senate • Filed
1/28/2015 Senate • Referred to Agriculture; Community Affairs; Fiscal Policy -SJ 60
2/9/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Agriculture, 02/16/15, 4:00 pm, 301 Senate Office Building
2/16/2015 Senate • Favorable by Agriculture; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 158
2/17/2015 Senate • Now in Community Affairs -SJ 158
2/27/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 03/04/15, 1:00 pm, 301 Senate Office Building --Temporarily Postponed
3/3/2015 Senate • Introduced -SJ 60
3/12/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 03/17/15, 9:00 am, 301 Senate Office Building
3/17/2015 Senate • CS by Community Affairs; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 221
3/18/2015 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Community Affairs read 1st time -SJ 222
3/19/2015 Senate • Original reference(s) removed: Fiscal Policy
• Remaining references corrected to Appropriations -SJ 238
• Now in Appropriations
4/6/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/09/15, 1:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
4/9/2015 Senate • CS/CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -SJ 377
4/10/2015 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 377
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/14/15
4/13/2015 Senate • CS/CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 380
4/14/2015 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar -SJ 422
4/22/2015 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 461
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/23/2015 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 572
• CS passed; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 573
4/23/2015 House • In Messages
4/24/2015 House • Referred to Calendar -HJ 846
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/27/15
• Received -HJ 846
4/27/2015 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 862
• Substituted for CS/CS/HB 627 -HJ 862
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/28/2015 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 881
• CS passed; YEAS 117 NAYS 0 -HJ 881
4/28/2015 Senate • Ordered enrolled -SJ 703
5/7/2015 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
5/14/2015 • Approved by Governor
5/15/2015 • Chapter No. 2015-18