HB 510 (BR 464) - C. Hoffman, J. Jenkins, E. Jordan, T. McKee
AN ACT relating to dangerous wildlife.
Amend KRS 150.010 to change the definition of protected wildlife; amend KRS 150.280 to require the Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources to identify wildlife inherently dangerous to human health and safety and native ecosystems; prohibit wildlife potentially damaging to native ecosystems; create a new section of Chapter 65 to enable county, city, urban county, or charter county governments to regulate or prohibit wildlife inherently dangerous to human health and safety.
HB 510 - AMENDMENTS
HCS - Retain original provisions; list dangerous species of wildlife in the bill rather than requiring the department to declare dangerous species by administrative regulation.
SCS - Remove orangutans, chimpanzees, honey badgers, gibbons, macaques, and certain snakes from list of animals denied transportation permits; add wolverines to the list.
Feb 5-introduced in House
Feb 6-to Natural Resources and Environment (H)
Feb 23-posted in committee
Feb 26-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
Feb 27-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 2-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for March 3, 1998
Mar 4-3rd reading, passed 94-0 with Committee Substitute
Mar 5-received in Senate
Mar 6-to Agriculture and Natural Resources (S)
Mar 26-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
Mar 27-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for March 30, 1998
Mar 30-3rd reading, passed 30-3 with committee substitute; received in House; posted for passage for concurrence in Senate amendment
Mar 31-House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute; passed 87-1
Apr 1-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer, delivered to Governor
Apr 13-signed by Governor