00RS HB358


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HB 358/LM (BR 1475) - S. Nunn, B. Colter, R. Crimm, K. Stein

     AN ACT relating to animal control.
     Amend KRS 258.095 to define "designated license facility"; amend KRS 258.119 to clarify that the Animal Control and Care Fund may receive state appropriations, and change the uses for which the fund may spend moneys; amend KRS 258.135 to allow designated license facilities to sell dog licenses, collect license fees, and be recompensed for doing so, and to change the date for the fees to be sent to the Department of Agriculture from monthly to quarterly; amend KRS 258.185 to change the date of reporting license sales from monthly to quarterly; amend KRS 258.215 to change the holding period for impounded dogs from seven days to five days; repeal KRS 258.121; provide that any money remaining in the Animal Shelter Trust Fund be transferred to the Animal Control and Care Fund; and make technical corrections.


     HFA (1, S. Nunn) - Amend KRS 258.119 to specify that the need of the applicant be considered when distributing money for training; amend KRS 258.215 to require animal shelters without regular hours of operation to post their location, hours of operation, and contact person in the newspaper.
     SCS/LM - Retain provisions of the original bill; require a dog that has been seized to be impounded for a period of 5 or 7 days to be determined by the local animal shelter, and require posting of the impoundment period by a shelter that does not have regular hours of operation.

     Jan 13-introduced in House
     Jan 14-to Agriculture and Small Business (H)
     Jan 18-posted in committee; posting waived
     Jan 20-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Jan 21-2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendment (1) filed
     Jan 24-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, January 25, 2000
     Jan 26-3rd reading, passed 80-18 with floor amendment (1)
     Jan 27-received in Senate
     Feb 1-to Agriculture and Natural Resources (S)
     Feb 14-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 15-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 18-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 23, 2000
     Feb 23-3rd reading, passed 38-0 with Committee Substitute
     Feb 24-received in House; posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute
     Mar 21-House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute ; passed 76-16
     Mar 23-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer, delivered to Governor
     Mar 28-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 179)

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