CS/HB 473: Animal Welfare
GENERAL BILL by Judiciary Committee ; Leek ; Brodeur ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Asencio ; Clemons ; Geller ; Gonzalez ; Gruters ; Henry ; Jenne ; Killebrew ; Massullo ; McClain ; Olszewski ; Payne ; Plasencia ; Santiago ; Silvers ; Slosberg
Animal Welfare; Requires certain entities taking in lost or stray dogs or cats to adopt written policies & procedures to ensure every them to owners; provides requirements for such policies & procedures; requires that specified records be available to public; designates portion of act "Ponce's Law"; revises classification of certain animal cruelty offenses; authorizes court to prohibit violators from owning animals.
Last Action: 3/10/2018 House - Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 1576 (Ch. 2018-87)
Bill Text: PDF
Date Chamber Action 10/27/2017 House • Filed
11/8/2017 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 43
11/29/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice Subcommittee, 12/06/17, 8:00 am, Sumner Hall
12/6/2017 House • Favorable by Criminal Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -HJ 256
• Now in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 256
1/9/2018 House • Introduced -HJ 43
1/16/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Justice Appropriations Subcommittee, 01/18/18, 1:00 pm, Mashburn Hall
1/18/2018 House • Favorable by Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 372
1/19/2018 House • Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 372
1/23/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 01/25/18, 9:00 am, Sumner Hall
1/25/2018 House • CS by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -HJ 440
1/26/2018 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Judiciary Committee read 1st time -HJ 437
1/29/2018 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 444
3/10/2018 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 1576 (Ch. 2018-87)
CS/HB 473, Committee Substitute 1 (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/26/2018 at 8:34 AM
Bill Text: Analyses: None
Related Bills (3)
Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills S 1576 (er) Animal Welfare Steube Similar Last Action: 3/26/2018 Chapter No. 2018-87 H 823 Lost or Stray Dogs or Cats Cruz, Gruters Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 H Died in Careers and Competition Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 1576 (Ch. 2018-87) S 952 Cruelty to Animals Steube Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Rules, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 1576 (Ch. 2018-87)
Citations - Statutes (3)
Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help 823.151 Page 1 (pdf) 828.12 Cruelty to animals. Page 4 (pdf) 921.0022 Criminal Punishment Code; offense severity ranking chart. Page 7 (pdf)
HB 473, Original Filed Version Posted 10/27/2017 at 3:21 PM
Bill Text: Analyses: Criminal Justice Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 3/27/2018 (pdf)
Justice Appropriations Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 1/19/2018 (pdf)
Judiciary Committee (Post-Meeting) 1/25/2018 (pdf)
Related Bills (1)
Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills S 952 Cruelty to Animals Steube Similar Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Rules, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 1576 (Ch. 2018-87)
Committee Amendments (4)
Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format 793213 - Amendment
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Citations - Statutes (2)
Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help 828.12 Cruelty to animals. Page 1 (pdf) 921.0022 Criminal Punishment Code; offense severity ranking chart. Page 4 (pdf)
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