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HB 302/LM (BR 469) - T. McKee, S. Overly, J. Bell, R. Rand, J. Richards

     AN ACT relating to agriculture.
     Amend various sections of KRS Chapter 257; define "abandon", "department", and "reportable disease", and change "communicable disease" and "livestock"; add poultry, fish, and animal industries to Board of Agriculture's enforcement duties; amend KRS 257.030 to denote scope of agency cooperation; clarify state veterinarian's powers in animal confinement and transport; amend KRS 257.050 to include poultry and fish in quarantine violation prohibition; clarify permit requirement for diseased animals brought into state; establish board's jurisdiction in removing quarantined animals from state; amend KRS 257.080 to add a laboratory to diseased animal reporting requirements; amend KRS 257.100 to give a board agent the power to destroy an animal; amend KRS 257.105 related to information required in unclaimed animal sale; establish criteria for animal destruction indemnities; clarify instances under which indemnities are paid; amend KRS 257.150 regarding steps required before payment occurs; amend KRS 257.160 regarding diseased carcass disposal; amend KRS 257.170 as to carcass transport; amend KRS 257.300 to add poultry and fish to interstate cooperation; include poultry and fish diseases as factors in bird destruction; include poultry and fish in policy declaration; amend KRS 257.490 related to division law enforcement powers; amend KRS 257.600 regarding the feeding of garbage to swine; repeal KRS 257.115, KRS 257.260, and KRS 257.310.

     Feb 5-introduced in House
     Feb 6-to Agriculture & Small Business (H)
     Feb 9-posted in committee
     Feb 11-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 12-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 13-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, February 23, 2009
     Feb 23-3rd reading, passed 97-0
     Feb 24-received in Senate
     Feb 26-to Agriculture (S)
     Mar 5-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 6-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 9-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Monday, March 9, 2009; 3rd reading, passed 38-0; received in House
     Mar 10-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer
     Mar 11-delivered to Governor
     Mar 20-signed by Governor (Act ch. 22)

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