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HB 495 (BR 1385) - R. Rand, J. Bell, J. Greer

     AN ACT relating to animal identification.
     Amend KRS 257.497 to establish limitations and guidelines relating to the national animal identification program.


     HCS - Same as original, except clarify that the animal identification programs referred to relate only to livestock and poultry; clarify that as long as the national animal identification program is voluntary, certain benefits cannot be withheld if a person does not participate in the voluntary program.

     HFA (1, R. Rand) - Clarify that indemnities may not be withheld solely on a person's nonparticipation in a voluntary national animal identification program.

     Feb 8-introduced in House
     Feb 11-to Agriculture & Small Business (H)
     Feb 15-posted in committee
     Feb 20-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 21-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 25-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 26, 2008; floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
     Feb 27-3rd reading, passed 88-6 with Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1)
     Feb 28-received in Senate
     Mar 3-to Agriculture & Natural Resources (S)
     Mar 24-taken from committee Agriculture & Natural Resources (S); 1st reading; returned to Agriculture & Natural Resources (S)
     Mar 25-taken from committee Agriculture & Natural Resources (S); 2nd reading; returned to Agriculture & Natural Resources (S)
     Mar 27-reported favorably, to Rules as a Consent Bill
     Apr 2-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for April 2, 2008; 3rd reading, passed 37-0; received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 11-signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 85)

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