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HB 39/LM (BR 238) - B. Montell, T. Riner

     AN ACT relating to animals.
     Create new section of KRS Chapter 258 to require spaying or neutering of dogs and cats as a prerequisite to release from a releasing agency; define "releasing agency" and "veterinarian"; mandate spaying or neutering prior to release of a dog or cat; allow for exceptions related to health and maturity, rightful ownership, and use of cooperative agreements; declare that no local spay-neuter ordinance shall be superseded.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Oct 3-To: Interim Joint Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources
     Jan 8-introduced in House; to Agriculture & Small Business (H)
     Jan 11-posted in committee
     Mar 12-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 13-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 19-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 20, 2008

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