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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)

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  • 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    3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration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

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  • SB 1488, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/3/2018 at 3:12 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1257 Harm to Domestic Companion Animals and Service Animals Moskowitz Similar Last Action: 3/10/2018 H Died in Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    768.32 Page 1 (pdf)

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