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HB 621: Animal Cruelty

GENERAL BILL by Daley ; Plakon ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Aloupis ; Buchanan ; Casello ; Cortes ; Duran ; Eskamani ; Fernandez ; Geller ; Gottlieb ; Grieco ; Hattersley ; Hogan Johnson ; Jones ; LaMarca ; Mariano ; Mercado ; Plasencia ; Polsky ; Slosberg ; Smith, C. ; Toledo ; Willhite

Animal Cruelty; Requires veterinarians to report suspected animal cruelty in certain circumstances; requires certain persons to report suspected animal cruelty to veterinarian; provides immunity; prohibits alteration or destruction of certain records; specifies that failure of veterinarian to report suspected animal cruelty is grounds for discipline.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 1/14/2020 House - Introduced -HJ 51
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/12/2019 House • Filed
11/25/2019 House • Referred to Business and Professions Subcommittee; Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Commerce Committee -HJ 51
1/14/2020 House • Introduced -HJ 51