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SB 206: Domestic Violence Against Family Pets

GENERAL BILL by Fasano ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Rich ; Gaetz

Domestic Violence Against Family Pets; Redefines the term "domestic violence" to include inflicting, or attempting to inflict, physical injury against an animal owned, possessed, leased, kept, or held by one family or household member by another family or household member, or placing a family or household member in fear of physical harm to an animal owned, possessed, leased, kept, or held by that family or household member, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 5/7/2011 Senate - Died in Criminal Justice
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Budget (BC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/3/2010 Senate • Filed
12/16/2010 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Budget -SJ 25
3/8/2011 Senate • Introduced -SJ 24
5/7/2011 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Criminal Justice