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SB 1504: Animal Cruelty

GENERAL BILL by Abruzzo

Animal Cruelty; Adding state attorneys to the list of entities authorized to file a petition in county court requiring the court to hold a hearing to determine whether an animal owner is able to care for the animal; requiring a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment for an act of aggravated animal cruelty; providing that it is a crime to keep an animal in an enclosure without wholesome exercise or exchange of air, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2014
Last Action: 5/2/2014 Senate - Died in Criminal Justice
Location: In committee/council (CJ)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice (ACJ)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/28/2014 Senate • Filed
3/5/2014 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 208
3/10/2014 Senate • Introduced -SJ 208
5/2/2014 Senate • Died in Criminal Justice