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HB 260/LM (BR 909) - T. Riner

     AN ACT relating to assistance animals.
     Amend KRS 258.500 to change the definition of assistance dog to assistance animal; define assistance animal to include a dog and a cat; require licensing authorities to accept an assistance animal as such if the person applying for the license is disabled or has epilepsy and has a recommendation by a doctor or psychiatrist for the assistance animal's use.


     HCS/LM - Retain original provisions of the bill except to delete that a person has to have physical disability to obtain a license.
     HFA (1/P, R. Crimm) - Retain original provisions of the bill; amend KRS 525.125, 525.130, and 525.135 to forfeit ownership of cats and dogs involved in cruelty and torture cases and prohibit ownership or possession of animals of the same species for two years.
     HFA (2/Title, R. Crimm) - Make title amendment.

     Feb 1-introduced in House
     Feb 2-to Health & Welfare (H)
     Feb 7-posted in committee
     Feb 15-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 16-taken from the Consent Calendar and placed on Regular Calendar; 2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 23-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 24, 2011
     Mar 2-taken from the Regular Orders of the Day; placed in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 2, 2011; floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute, floor amendment (2-title) filed ; floor amendments (1) and (2) withdrawn ; 3rd reading, passed 98-0 with Committee Substitute ; received in Senate
     Mar 3-taken from Committee on Committees (S); 1st reading; returned to Committee on Committees (S)
     Mar 4-taken from Committee on Committees (S); 2nd reading; returned to Committee on Committees (S)

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