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HB 344/LM (BR 1248) - S. Rudy, F. Nesler, M. Dossett, M. Henley, T. McKee, W. Stone

     AN ACT relating to the release of wild hogs or pigs.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 150 to prohibit releasing a feral or wild hog into the wild; set fine penalty and prohibit hunting, fishing, trapping, or being a commercial guide for a period of ten years.


     HCS/LM - Retain original provisions; prohibit the release of all hogs or pigs from the family Suidae into the wild; prohibit the importation, possession, or transportation of any wild or feral pig or boar in Kentucky; allow exception for the accidental escape of animals of the porcine species raised as livestock; change the penalty for violation of the bill to a Class A misdemeanor, among other penalties.
     HCA (1/Title, J. Gooch Jr.) - Make title amendment.

     Jan 30-introduced in House
     Jan 31-to Natural Resources & Environment (H)
     Feb 21-posted in committee
     Mar 1-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
     Mar 2-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 5-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 8, 2012
     Mar 8-3rd reading, passed 94-0 with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
     Mar 9-received in Senate
     Mar 13-to Natural Resources & Energy (S)
     Mar 21-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 22-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 27-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 27, 2012; 3rd reading, passed 37-0
     Mar 28-received in House; enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
     Mar 30-enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; delivered to Governor
     Apr 11-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 82)

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