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CS/CS/CS/HB 91: Severe Injuries Caused by Dogs

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary Committee ; Local Government Affairs Subcommittee ; Civil Justice Subcommittee ; Steube ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Campbell

Severe Injuries Caused by Dogs; Provides for discretionary, rather than mandatory, quarantine or impoundment of dogs that cause severe injuries to humans; revises hearing & final order procedures & related confinement requirements, for dangerous dog actions; specifies circumstances under which dangerous dog that has caused severe injuries to human may be euthanized; authorizes local governments to adopt certain ordinances pertaining to dogs that have bitten or attacked persons or domestic animals; exempts law enforcement dogs from dangerous dog law.

Effective Date: 3/8/2016
Last Action: 3/9/2016 - Chapter No. 2016-16
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
8/21/2015 House • Filed
9/10/2015 House • Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Local Government Affairs Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 14
9/30/2015 House • On Committee agenda-- Civil Justice Subcommittee, 10/07/15, 1:00 pm, Sumner Hall
10/7/2015 House • CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 157
10/12/2015 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
10/28/2015 House • Now in Local Government Affairs Subcommittee -HJ 155
• On Committee agenda-- Local Government Affairs Subcommittee, 11/04/15, 8:00 am, Webster Hall
11/4/2015 House • CS/CS by Local Government Affairs Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -HJ 159
11/5/2015 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
11/17/2015 House • Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 155
1/11/2016 House • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 01/13/16, 3:30 pm, Sumner Hall
1/12/2016 House • Introduced -HJ 14
• CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 138
• CS/CS by Local Government Affairs Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 138
1/13/2016 House • CS/CS/CS by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -HJ 241
1/19/2016 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
1/20/2016 House • CS/CS/CS by Judiciary Committee read 1st time -HJ 236
1/21/2016 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 249
1/22/2016 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 01/26/16
1/26/2016 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 267
• Placed on 3rd reading
1/27/2016 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 294
• CS passed; YEAS 118 NAYS 0 -HJ 295
2/3/2016 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Judiciary; Community Affairs; Rules -SJ 318
2/9/2016 Senate • Received -SJ 318
2/11/2016 Senate • Withdrawn from Judiciary; Community Affairs; Rules -SJ 359
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 359
• Substituted for CS/SB 334 -SJ 359
• Read 2nd time -SJ 359
• Read 3rd time -SJ 359
• CS passed; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 359
2/18/2016 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 498
3/1/2016 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor -HJ 640
3/8/2016 • Approved by Governor -HJ 928
3/9/2016 • Chapter No. 2016-16