Senate Bill 58

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Last Action signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 136)
Title AN ACT relating to torture of a dog or cat.
Bill Documents Bill
Impact Statements Corrections Impact
Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 1101
Sponsors T. Buford, D. Boswell, E. Scorsone, B. Smith, D. Thayer
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 528.135 relating to torture of dog or cat, to provide that the first offense, as well as subsequent offenses, is Class D felony.
Index Headings of Original Version Corrections Impact - Torture of dog or cat, Class D felony
Local Mandate - Torture of dog or cat, Class D felony
Animals, Livestock, and Poultry - Torture of dog or cat, Class D felony
Crimes and Punishments - Torture of dog or cat, Class D felony
Criminal Procedure - Torture of dog or cat, Class D felony
Dogs - Torture of dog or cat, Class D felony
Proposed Amendments House Committee Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 2
Votes Vote History

Actions

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01/08/08
  • introduced in Senate
01/09/08
  • to Judiciary (S)
03/06/08
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
03/07/08
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/11/08
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 12, 2008
03/12/08
  • 3rd reading, passed 36-1
03/13/08
  • received in House
03/14/08
  • to Judiciary (H)
03/18/08
  • posting waived
03/19/08
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with committee amendment (1)
03/20/08
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • floor amendment (1) filed
03/24/08
  • floor amendment (1) withdrawn
03/26/08
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 27, 2008
04/14/08
  • floor amendment (2) filed
04/15/08
  • 3rd reading, passed 92-0 with floor amendment (2)
  • received in Senate
  • posted for passage for concurrence in House floor amendment (2)
  • Senate concurred in House floor amendment (2)
  • passed 31-2
  • enrolled, signed by each presiding officer
04/16/08
  • delivered to Governor
04/24/08
  • signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 136)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Amendment 1
Sponsor S. Lee
Summary Amend to insert short title naming the bill, "Romeo's Law."
Index Headings Corrections Impact - Torture of dog or cat, Class D felony
Local Mandate - Torture of dog or cat, Class D felony
Animals, Livestock, and Poultry - Torture of dog or cat, Class D felony
Crimes and Punishments - Torture of dog or cat, Class D felony
Criminal Procedure - Torture of dog or cat, Class D felony
Dogs - Torture of dog or cat, Class D felony

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Piggyback? Yes
Sponsor R. Crimm
Summary Amend KRS 525.125, 525.130, and 525.135 to require forfeiture of ownership, and restrict future ownership of animals in cruelty and torture cases.
Index Headings Corrections Impact - Torture of dog or cat, Class D felony
Local Mandate - Torture of dog or cat, Class D felony
Animals, Livestock, and Poultry - Torture of dog or cat, Class D felony
Crimes and Punishments - Torture of dog or cat, Class D felony
Criminal Procedure - Torture of dog or cat, Class D felony
Dogs - Torture of dog or cat, Class D felony

Amendment House Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor J. Vincent
Summary Delete original penalty; revise penalty to be a class A misdemeanor if dog or cat suffers physical injury as a result of the offense and a class D felony if dog or cat suffers serious physical injury or death as a result of the offense.
Index Headings Corrections Impact - Torture of dog or cat, Class D felony
Local Mandate - Torture of dog or cat, Class D felony
Animals, Livestock, and Poultry - Torture of dog or cat, Class D felony
Crimes and Punishments - Torture of dog or cat, Class D felony
Criminal Procedure - Torture of dog or cat, Class D felony
Dogs - Torture of dog or cat, Class D felony

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