House Bill 344

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Last Action signed by Governor (Acts ch. 82)
Title AN ACT relating to the release of wild hogs or pigs.
Bill Documents Bill
Impact Statements Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 1248
Sponsors S. Rudy, F. Nesler, M. Dossett, M. Henley, T. McKee, W. Stone
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 150 to prohibit releasing a feral or wild hog into the wild; set fine penalty and prohibit hunting, fishing, trapping, or being a commercial guide for a period of ten years.
Index Headings of Original Version Environment and Conservation - Wild hog, release of prohibited, penalty
Fish and Wildlife - Wild hog, release of prohibited, penalty
Forests and Forestry - Wild hog, release of prohibited, penalty
Land Use - Wild hog, release of prohibited, penalty
Nuisances - Wild hog, release of prohibited, penalty
Agriculture - Wild hog, release of prohibited, penalty
Animals, Livestock, and Poultry - Wild hog, release of prohibited, penalty
Crimes and Punishments - Wild hog, release of prohibited, penalty
Criminal Procedure - Wild hog, release of prohibited, penalty
Local Mandate - Wild hog, release of prohibited, penalty
Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
House Committee Amendment 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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01/30/12
  • introduced in House
01/31/12
  • to Natural Resources & Environment (H)
02/21/12
  • posted in committee
03/01/12
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
03/02/12
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/05/12
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 8, 2012
03/08/12
  • 3rd reading, passed 94-0 with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
03/09/12
  • received in Senate
03/13/12
  • to Natural Resources & Energy (S)
03/21/12
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
03/22/12
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/27/12
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 27, 2012
  • 3rd reading, passed 37-0
03/28/12
  • received in House
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
03/30/12
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • delivered to Governor
04/11/12
  • signed by Governor (Acts ch. 82)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Impact Statements Local Mandate
Summary Retain original provisions; prohibit the release of all hogs or pigs from the family Suidae into the wild; prohibit the importation, possession, or transportation of any wild or feral pig or boar in Kentucky; allow exception for the accidental escape of animals of the porcine species raised as livestock; change the penalty for violation of the bill to a Class A misdemeanor, among other penalties.
Index Headings Environment and Conservation - Wild hog, release of prohibited, penalty
Fish and Wildlife - Wild hog, release of prohibited, penalty
Forests and Forestry - Wild hog, release of prohibited, penalty
Land Use - Wild hog, release of prohibited, penalty
Nuisances - Wild hog, release of prohibited, penalty
Agriculture - Wild hog, release of prohibited, penalty
Animals, Livestock, and Poultry - Wild hog, release of prohibited, penalty
Crimes and Punishments - Wild hog, release of prohibited, penalty
Criminal Procedure - Wild hog, release of prohibited, penalty
Local Mandate - Wild hog, release of prohibited, penalty

Amendment House Committee Amendment 1
Sponsor J. Gooch Jr.
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Environment and Conservation - Wild hog, release of prohibited, penalty
Fish and Wildlife - Wild hog, release of prohibited, penalty
Forests and Forestry - Wild hog, release of prohibited, penalty
Land Use - Wild hog, release of prohibited, penalty
Nuisances - Wild hog, release of prohibited, penalty
Agriculture - Wild hog, release of prohibited, penalty
Animals, Livestock, and Poultry - Wild hog, release of prohibited, penalty
Crimes and Punishments - Wild hog, release of prohibited, penalty
Criminal Procedure - Wild hog, release of prohibited, penalty
Local Mandate - Wild hog, release of prohibited, penalty

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