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CS/CS/HB 151: Proceedings Involving Minors or Certain Other Persons

GENERAL BILL by Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee ; Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee ; Brodeur ; Moskowitz ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Cortes, B. ; Fine ; Lee ; Nunez ; Plakon ; Stevenson ; Watson, C. ; Williamson

Proceedings Involving Minors or Certain Other Persons; Provides that judges may allow use of certain therapy animals or facility dogs in proceedings involving abuse, abandonment, or neglect; allows such animals to be used when taking testimony of certain other persons.

Effective Date: 7/1/2017
Last Action: 5/10/2017 - Chapter No. 2017-13
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/4/2017 House • Filed
1/11/2017 House • Referred to Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee; Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 40
1/19/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee, 01/26/17, 9:00 am, Sumner Hall
1/26/2017 House • CS by Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -HJ 270
1/27/2017 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
1/31/2017 House • Now in Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee -HJ 268
2/2/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee, 02/09/17, 9:00 am, 12 HOB
2/9/2017 House • CS/CS by Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -HJ 269
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
2/13/2017 House • Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 268
3/7/2017 House • Introduced -HJ 40
• CS by Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 259
• CS/CS by Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 259
3/14/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 03/16/17, 12:00 pm, Sumner Hall
3/16/2017 House • Favorable by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -HJ 390
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 390
3/23/2017 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/29/17
3/29/2017 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 470
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/30/2017 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 498
• CS passed; YEAS 116 NAYS 0 -HJ 498
4/4/2017 Senate • In Messages
4/5/2017 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Criminal Justice; Rules -SJ 307
• Received -SJ 307
4/6/2017 Senate • Withdrawn from Judiciary; Criminal Justice; Rules -SJ 317
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Substituted for CS/CS/SB 416 -SJ 317
• Read 2nd time -SJ 317
• Read 3rd time -SJ 317
• CS passed; YEAS 37 NAYS 0 -SJ 317
4/12/2017 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 623
5/4/2017 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
5/9/2017 • Approved by Governor
5/10/2017 • Chapter No. 2017-13