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HB177/CI/LM (BR979) - G. Stumbo, J. Greer, H. Collins, C. Howard, M. Marzian, C. Miller, T. Thompson, J. Wayne

     AN ACT relating to cruelty to animals.
    Amend KRS 525.010 to define "adequate shelter" in regard to livestock and domestic animals other than livestock; amend KRS 525.130 to require persons having custody of an animal to provide adequate shelter and to clarify exceptions.


HB177 - AMENDMENTS

     HCS1/CI/LM - Keep original provisions and clarify KRS 525.010 definition of "adequate shelter" to apply to animals which are owned by or in the custody of a person; add "abuse" to list of actions included in mistreatment in KRS 525.130.
     HFA1( J. Hoover ) - Amend KRS 525.130 to change "four legged animal" to "an animal"; amend KRS 525.125 to make organizing all animal fighting activities a Class D felony, not just four-legged fighting.
     HFA2( J. Hoover ) - Amend KRS 525.130 to change "four legged animal" to "an animal"; amend KRS 525.125 to make organizing all animal fighting activities a Class D felony, not just four-legged fighting.
     HFA3( J. Hoover ) - Amend to remove provisions for adequate shelter; amend KRS 525.130 to change "four legged animal" to "an animal"; amend KRS 525.125 to make organizing all animal fighting activities a Class D felony, not just four-legged fighting.
     HFA4( J. Hoover ) - Amend to remove provisions for adequate shelter; amend KRS 525.130 to change "four legged animal" to "an animal"; amend KRS 525.125 to make organizing all animal fighting activities a Class D felony, not just four-legged fighting.
     HFA5( S. Rudy ) - 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.
     HFA6( S. Rudy ) - Make title amendment.
     HFA7( T. Turner ) - Amend KRS 525.130 to further specify that health care, as it relates to animal cruelty, includes maintaining a health insurance policy through the Kentucky Health Benefit Exchange, pursuant to the federal Affordable Care Act.
     HFA8( T. Turner ) - Amend KRS 525.130 to further specify that health care, as it relates to animal cruelty, includes maintaining a health insurance policy through the Kentucky Health Benefit Exchange, pursuant to the federal Affordable Care Act.
     HFA9( G. Stumbo ) - Amend KRS 525.130 to restore failing to provide adequate space as cruelty to animals.
     HFA10( D. Mayfield ) - Create new sections of KRS Chapter 311 to define terms; set out factual findings by the General Assembly; require a determination of fetal age prior to performing an abortion; prohibit an abortion after 20 weeks of fetal development except in cases of emergency, allow for civil and injunctive relief; establish privacy protections; amend KRS 311.990 to establish a criminal penalty for violations; repeal KRS 311.780.
     HFA11( D. Mayfield ) - Create new sections of KRS Chapter 311 to define terms; set out factual findings by the General Assembly; require a determination of fetal age prior to performing an abortion; prohibit an abortion after 20 weeks of fetal development except in cases of emergency, allow for civil and injunctive relief; establish privacy protections; amend KRS 311.990 to establish a criminal penalty for violations; repeal KRS 311.780.
     HFA12( D. Mayfield ) - Make title amendment.

     Jan 09, 2015 - introduced in House
     Feb 03, 2015 - to Judiciary (H)
     Feb 13, 2015 - posted in committee
     Feb 24, 2015 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute ; floor amendments (2) and (4) filed to Committee Substitute, floor amendments (1) and (3) filed
     Feb 25, 2015 - 2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendments (5) and (8) filed to Committee Substitute, floor amendments (6-title) and (7) filed to the bill
     Feb 27, 2015 - floor amendment (9) filed to Committee Substitute
     Mar 02, 2015 - floor amendment (10) filed to Committee Substitute, floor amendments (11) and (12-title) filed
     Mar 03, 2015 - recommitted to Judiciary (H)