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HB 222/LM (BR 327) - J. Jenkins, R. Bunch, H. Collins, R. Crimm, J. Glenn, D. Horlander, D. Keene, R. Smart, J. Wayne

     AN ACT relating to animals.
     Amend KRS 258.505 to set euthanasia standards for animal shelters.


     HCS - Retain original provisions, except amend KRS 258.505 to prohibit the use of gas chambers or decompression chambers in animal shelters; define "animal shelter"; amend KRS 258.119 to prohibit the use of gas chambers or decompression chambers in animal shelters.
     SCS/LM - Retain original provisions, except create a new section of KRS Chapter 246 to prohibit agricultural operation interference; define "agricultural operation" and "livestock"; prohibit agricultural operation interference that involves gaining employment by fraud to obtain a video or audio recording, conducting video or audio recording of an agricultural operation by pretense, or trespassing on an agricultural operation to obtain a video or audio recording; set out penalties for violations; allow for exceptions for federal, state, or local government officials, or recording an agricultural operation from a public place.

     Jan 16-introduced in House
     Jan 21-to Agriculture & Small Business (H)
     Feb 24-posted in committee
     Mar 5-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 6-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 7, 2014
     Mar 7-3rd reading, passed 84-6 with Committee Substitute
     Mar 10-received in Senate
     Mar 13-to Agriculture (S)
     Mar 25-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 26-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 28-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday, March 28, 2014; 3rd reading, passed 32-6 with Committee Substitute ; received in House; to Rules (H)

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