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The Senate has convened, unilaterally, in Special Session for the sole purpose of consideration of Executive Order 19-14.

SB 1488: Harm to Domestic Companion Animals, Police Animals, and Service Animals


Harm to Domestic Companion Animals, Police Animals, and Service Animals; Citing this act as the "Boomer Gracie Act"; specifying the damages that may be assessed against a person found liable for negligently or intentionally causing serious injury to or the death of a domestic companion animal, police animal, or service animal; specifying that only one member of a family may recover damages; specifying that a court may enter certain orders to protect such animals from further harm, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died in Agriculture
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Agriculture (AG)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/3/2018 Senate • Filed
1/12/2018 Senate • Referred to Agriculture; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 171
1/17/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 171
3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Agriculture