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CS/SB 742: Racing Animals

GENERAL BILL by Gaming ; Sobel ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Soto ; Clemens ; Abruzzo ; Margolis ; Sachs

Racing Animals; Citing this act as the "Victoria Q. Gaetz Animal Rights Act"; revising the prohibition on the use of medication or drugs on animals; revising penalties for such use; revising procedures for testing animals for medication or drugs; requiring the Division of Pari-mutuel Wagering within the Department of Business and Professional Regulation to maintain records of greyhounds injured while racing; providing for the content of such records; providing fines for making false statements on an injury form, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2014
Last Action: 5/2/2014 House - Died in Messages
Location: In messages from Senate
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Gaming (GM)
  2. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/24/2014 Senate • Filed
2/4/2014 Senate • Referred to Gaming; Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government; Appropriations -SJ 60
3/4/2014 Senate • Introduced -SJ 60
4/3/2014 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Gaming, 04/08/14, 1:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
4/8/2014 Senate • CS by Gaming; YEAS 13 NAYS 1 -SJ 510
4/10/2014 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
4/11/2014 Senate • Original reference(s) removed: Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government
• Remaining references corrected to Appropriations -SJ 513
• Now in Appropriations
4/17/2014 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/22/14, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
4/22/2014 Senate • Favorable by- Appropriations; YEAS 12 NAYS 4 -SJ 697
4/24/2014 Senate • CS by Gaming read 1st time -SJ 622
4/25/2014 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 697
4/28/2014 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 05/01/14
5/1/2014 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar -SJ 1037
5/2/2014 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 1100
• Amendment(s) adopted (933466) -SJ 1106
• Read 3rd time -SJ 1107
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 1107
5/2/2014 House • In Messages
• Died in Messages