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SB 952: Cruelty to Animals

GENERAL BILL by Steube ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Hutson ; Perry ; Hukill

Cruelty to Animals; Citing this act as "Ponce’s Law"; authorizing a court to prohibit certain offenders from owning or having contact with animals, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died in Rules, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 1576 (Ch. 2018-87)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/16/2017 Senate • Filed
12/4/2017 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 73
1/9/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 73
2/1/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 02/06/18, 9:00 am, 37 Senate Office Building
2/6/2018 Senate • Favorable by Criminal Justice; YEAS 4 NAYS 0 -SJ 296
• Now in Judiciary -SJ 296
2/8/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 02/13/18, 2:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
2/13/2018 Senate • Favorable by Judiciary; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 347
2/14/2018 Senate • Now in Rules -SJ 347
3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Rules, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 1576 (Ch. 2018-87)