House Bill 302

Last Action signed by Governor (Act ch. 22)
Title AN ACT relating to agriculture.
Bill Documents Bill
Impact Statements Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 469
Sponsors T. McKee, S. Overly, J. Bell, R. Rand, J. Richards
Summary of Original Version 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.
Index Headings of Original Version Agriculture - Animal health, provisions governing
Animals, Livestock, and Poultry - Animal health, requirements governing
State Agencies - Animal health requirements, changes in
Veterinarians - Animal health requirements, changes in
State Employees - Animal health, requirements governing
Local Mandate - Animal health, provisions governing
Votes Vote History


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

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