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SB 1236: Transactions for the Possession of Animals


Transactions for the Possession of Animals; Prohibiting a person, a party, a firm, an association, or a corporation from keeping, possessing, importing, selling, bartering, trading, or breeding for personal use or sale green iguanas or black and white tegus; declaring that certain contracts entered into on or after a specified date for the sale or lease of a pet are against the public policy of this state and are void and unenforceable, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Banking and Insurance (BI)
  3. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    2/20/2019 Senate • Filed
    3/4/2019 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Banking and Insurance; Rules -SJ 126
    3/5/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 126
    5/3/2019 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Judiciary

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  • SB 1236, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/20/2019 at 10:58 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1105 Transactions for the Possession of Animals Gottlieb Identical Last Action: 5/3/2019 H Died in Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee
    S 316 Contracts for the Sale or Lease of Pets Taddeo Compare Last Action: 5/3/2019 S Died in Judiciary
    S 774 Animal Welfare Gruters Compare Last Action: 5/3/2019 S Died in Innovation, Industry, and Technology, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7125 (Ch. 2019-167)

    Citations - Statutes (3)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    379.2311 Nonnative animal management. Page 5 (pdf)
    379.372 Capturing, keeping, possessing, transporting, or exhibiting venomous reptiles, reptiles of concern, conditional reptiles, or prohibited reptiles; license required. Page 1 (pdf)
    725.09 Page 4 (pdf)

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