House Bill 238

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Last Action to Judiciary (S)
Title AN ACT relating to veterinarians.
Bill Documents Bill
Bill Request Number 1019
Sponsors J. Richards, J. Jenkins, C. Miller
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 321.185 to provide immunity from civil or criminal actions to veterinarians who, in good faith, report suspected incidents of animal abuse or torture to the proper authorities.
Index Headings of Original Version Agriculture - Veterinarians, animal abuse, reporting of
Animals, Livestock, and Poultry - Veterinarians, animal abuse, reporting of
Civil Actions - Veterinarians, animal abuse, reporting
Criminal Procedure - Veterinarians, animal abuse, reporting
Proposed Amendments House Committee Amendment 1
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01/12/10
  • introduced in House
01/13/10
  • to Judiciary (H)
01/14/10
  • reassigned to Agriculture & Small Business (H)
01/25/10
  • posted in committee
02/10/10
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with committee amendment (1)
02/11/10
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 17, 2010
02/17/10
  • 3rd reading, passed 98-0 with committee amendment (1)
02/18/10
  • received in Senate
02/22/10
  • to Judiciary (S)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Amendment 1
Sponsor T. McKee
Summary Delete provisions granting civil or criminal immunity to veterinarians who report suspected animal cruelty cases; provide that veterinarians who report suspected animal cruelty cases not be in violation of client/patient confidentiality requirements.
Index Headings Agriculture - Veterinarians, animal abuse, reporting of
Animals, Livestock, and Poultry - Veterinarians, animal abuse, reporting of
Civil Actions - Veterinarians, animal abuse, reporting
Criminal Procedure - Veterinarians, animal abuse, reporting

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