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HB 238 (BR 1019) - J. Richards, J. Jenkins, C. Miller

     AN ACT relating to veterinarians.
     Amend KRS 321.185 to provide immunity from civil or criminal actions to veterinarians who, in good faith, report suspected incidents of animal abuse or torture to the proper authorities.


     HCA (1, T. McKee) - Delete provisions granting civil or criminal immunity to veterinarians who report suspected animal cruelty cases; provide that veterinarians who report suspected animal cruelty cases not be in violation of client/patient confidentiality requirements.

     Jan 12-introduced in House
     Jan 13-to Judiciary (H)
     Jan 14-reassigned to Agriculture & Small Business (H)
     Jan 25-posted in committee
     Feb 10-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with committee amendment (1)
     Feb 11-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 17, 2010
     Feb 17-3rd reading, passed 98-0 with committee amendment (1)
     Feb 18-received in Senate
     Feb 22-to Judiciary (S)

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