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CS/CS/SB 1370: Medical Treatment of Animals

GENERAL BILL by Agriculture ; Regulated Industries ; Rodriguez

Medical Treatment of Animals; Revising the definition of the term “veterinarian/client/patient relationship”; authorizing veterinarians to practice veterinary telemedicine; prohibiting veterinarians from prescribing controlled substances under certain circumstances; authorizing employees, agents, or contractors of animal control authorities to administer rabies vaccinations under certain circumstances, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 3/19/2021 Senate - Now in Rules
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Regulated Industries (RI)
  2. Agriculture (AG)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/17/2021 Senate • Filed
2/24/2021 Senate • Referred to Regulated Industries; Agriculture; Rules -SJ 135
3/2/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 135
3/4/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Regulated Industries, 03/09/21, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
3/9/2021 Senate • CS by Regulated Industries; YEAS 8 NAYS 1 -SJ 239
3/10/2021 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
3/11/2021 Senate • Now in Agriculture
• CS by Regulated Industries read 1st time -SJ 244
3/12/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Agriculture, 03/17/21, 9:00 am, 110 Senate Building
3/17/2021 Senate • CS/CS by Agriculture; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 272
3/18/2021 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS/CS by Agriculture read 1st time -SJ 277
3/19/2021 Senate • Now in Rules