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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)

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  • 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

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  • CS/CS/SB 420, Enrolled (Current Bill Version) Posted 4/28/2015 at 12:35 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 627 (c2) Animal Control Sullivan, Pilon Similar Last Action: 4/27/2015 H Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 420 (Ch. 2015-18) -HJ 862
    Location: Laid on Table

    Citations - Statutes (5)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    588.17 Disposition of impounded livestock. Page 1 (pdf)
    588.18 Livestock at large; fees. Page 2 (pdf)
    588.23 Right of owner. Page 3 (pdf)
    828.073 Animals found in distress; when agent may take charge; hearing; disposition; sale. Page 3 (pdf)
    828.27 Local animal control or cruelty ordinances; penalty. Page 8 (pdf)

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  • CS/CS/SB 420, Committee Substitute 2 Posted 4/10/2015 at 5:01 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 627 (c2) Animal Control Sullivan, Pilon Similar Last Action: 4/27/2015 H Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 420 (Ch. 2015-18) -HJ 862
    Location: Laid on Table

    Floor Votes (2)

    Date Chamber Result
    4/23/2015 1:53 PM Senate 39 Yeas - 0 Nays
    4/28/2015 11:33 AM House 117 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (5)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    588.17 Disposition of impounded livestock. Page 1 (pdf)
    588.18 Livestock at large; fees. Page 2 (pdf)
    588.23 Right of owner. Page 3 (pdf)
    828.073 Animals found in distress; when agent may take charge; hearing; disposition; sale. Page 3 (pdf)
    828.27 Local animal control or cruelty ordinances; penalty. Page 8 (pdf)

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  • CS/SB 420, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 3/18/2015 at 8:16 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Appropriations (Pre-Meeting) 4/8/2015 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Post-Meeting) 4/10/2015 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 627 (c2) Animal Control Sullivan, Pilon Similar Last Action: 4/27/2015 H Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 420 (Ch. 2015-18) -HJ 862
    Location: Laid on Table

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    658666 - Amendment
    Delete lines 80 - 211 and insert:
    Appropriations
    (Grimsley)
    4/7/2015
    6:18 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    4/10/2015
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    4/9/2015 1:00 PM Appropriations 18 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (5)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    588.17 Disposition of impounded livestock. Page 1 (pdf)
    588.18 Livestock at large; fees. Page 2 (pdf)
    588.23 Right of owner. Page 3 (pdf)
    828.073 Animals found in distress; when agent may take charge; hearing; disposition; sale. Page 3 (pdf)
    828.27 Local animal control or cruelty ordinances; penalty. Page 8 (pdf)

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  • SB 420, Original Filed Version Posted 1/21/2015 at 2:12 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Agriculture (Pre-Meeting) 2/13/2015 (pdf)
    Agriculture (Post-Meeting) 2/17/2015 (pdf)
    Community Affairs (Pre-Meeting) 3/16/2015 (pdf)
    Community Affairs (Post-Meeting) 3/17/2015 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 627 (c1) Animal Control Sullivan, Pilon Similar Last Action: 4/27/2015 H Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 420 (Ch. 2015-18) -HJ 862
    Location: Laid on Table

    Committee Amendments (2)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    560196 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Community Affairs
    (Dean)
    3/16/2015
    9:15 AM
    No Action
    3/17/2015
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 195728 - Substitute Amendment (Delete All) (560196)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Community Affairs
    (Dean)
    3/16/2015
    4:06 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    3/17/2015
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (2)

    Date Committee Result
    2/16/2015 4:00 PM Agriculture 5 Yeas - 0 Nays
    3/17/2015 9:00 AM Community Affairs 6 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (7)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    588.17 Disposition of impounded livestock. Page 2 (pdf)
    588.18 Livestock at large; fees. Page 5 (pdf)
    588.20 Report of sale and disposition of proceeds. Page 5 (pdf)
    588.23 Right of owner. Page 5 (pdf)
    828.03 Agents of counties, societies, etc., may prosecute violators. Page 6 (pdf)
    828.073 Animals found in distress; when agent may take charge; hearing; disposition; sale. Page 7 (pdf)
    828.27 Local animal control or cruelty ordinances; penalty. Page 12 (pdf)

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