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HB 153: Animals


Animals; Requires animal rescue organizations to prepare, maintain, & make available for public inspection & dissemination certain records; provides for sterilization of dogs & cats sold or released for adoption from shelters, organizations, & agencies; prohibits shelters, organizations, agencies, & individuals from importing animals into this state; provides exceptions; requires Commissioner of Agriculture to report certain violations & bring certain actions; provides penalties.

Effective Date: 10/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 House - Died in Careers and Competition Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
9/18/2017 House • Filed
9/26/2017 House • Referred to Careers and Competition Subcommittee; Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Commerce Committee -HJ 22
1/9/2018 House • Introduced -HJ 22
3/10/2018 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Careers and Competition Subcommittee