HB 471/FN (BR 1958) - K. Stein, J. Crenshaw, M. Marzian, R. Palumbo, G. Stumbo
AN ACT relating to animal control and making an appropriation therefor.
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 139 to impose a pet foods surtax on dog and cat food, use surtax to develop animal control and care programs, describe how moneys from the pet foods surtax shall be distributed, and have the pet foods surtax expire on December 31, 2028; amend KRS 139.020, 139.050, 139.220, 139.230, and 139.560 to conform; amend KRS 139.570 to exempt the pet foods surtax from being subject to the collection fee by the taxpayer; create a new section of KRS 258.095 to 258.365 to create an Animal Control Advisory Board and give duties and makeup of the board; create a new section of KRS 258.095 to 258.365 to create an Animal Control and Care Fund in the State Treasury, describe how money shall be allocated from the fund, define "animal control and care program", describe eligibility requirements to receive money from the fund, and require Commissioner of Agriculture to promulgate administrative regulations relating to the fund; create a new section of KRS 258.095 to 258.365 to create an Animal Shelter Trust Fund in the State Treasury, describe how money in the fund shall be deposited and invested, and describe how money shall be allocated from the fund; include noncodified language to describe initial term limits of Animal Control Advisory Board members.
HB 471 - AMENDMENTS
HCS/FN - Amend by deleting all references to a surtax on pet foods; add an appropriation of $10 per year for the 1998-2000 biennium.
HCA (1, K. Stein) - Make title amendment.
SCA (1, B. Metcalf) - Add one member at large to the Animal Control Advisory Board.
SFA (2, B. Metcalf) - Delete language concerning preexposure rabies vaccinations through local health departments; delete language assigning direct or implied costs to local health departments for quarantining and testing of potentially rabid pets; and add language permitting home quarantine.
Feb 2-introduced in House
Feb 3-to Health and Welfare (H)
Feb 11-posted in committee
Feb 27-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute and Committee Amendment (1-title)
Mar 2-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 3-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for March 4, 1998
Mar 4-3rd reading, passed 88-2 with Committee Substitute and Committee Title Amendment (1)
Mar 5-received in Senate
Mar 6-to Licensing and Occupations (S)
Mar 19-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with committee amendment (1)
Mar 20-2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendment (2) filed
Mar 23-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for March 25, 1998
Mar 25-3rd reading, passed 28-1 with floor amendment (2)
Mar 26-received in House; posted for passage for concurrence in Senate amendment
Apr 1-House concurred in Senate floor amendment (2); passed 85-0
Apr 2-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer, delivered to Governor
Apr 14-signed by Governor