SB 58/LM/CI (BR 1101) - T. Buford, D. Boswell, E. Scorsone, B. Smith, D. Thayer
AN ACT relating to torture of a dog or cat.
Amend KRS 528.135 relating to torture of dog or cat, to provide that the first offense, as well as subsequent offenses, is Class D felony.
SB 58 - AMENDMENTS
HCA (1, S. Lee) - Amend to insert short title naming the bill, "Romeo's Law."
HFA (1/P, R. Crimm) - Amend KRS 525.125, 525.130, and 525.135 to require forfeiture of ownership, and restrict future ownership of animals in cruelty and torture cases.
HFA (2, J. Vincent) - Delete original penalty; revise penalty to be a class A misdemeanor if dog or cat suffers physical injury as a result of the offense and a class D felony if dog or cat suffers serious physical injury or death as a result of the offense.
Jan 8-introduced in Senate
Jan 9-to Judiciary (S)
Mar 6-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
Mar 7-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 11-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 12, 2008
Mar 12-3rd reading, passed 36-1
Mar 13-received in House
Mar 14-to Judiciary (H)
Mar 18-posting waived
Mar 19-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with committee amendment (1)
Mar 20-2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendment (1) filed
Mar 24-floor amendment (1) withdrawn
Mar 26-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 27, 2008
Apr 14-floor amendment (2) filed
Apr 15-3rd reading, passed 92-0 with floor amendment (2) ; received in Senate; posted for passage for concurrence in House floor amendment (2) ; Senate concurred in House floor amendment (2) ; passed 31-2; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer
Apr 16-delivered to Governor
Apr 24-signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 136)