Senate Bill 183

Actions
Last Action 02/26/19: to State & Local Government (S)
Title AN ACT relating to animal sheltering and care.
Bill Documents Introduced
Impact Statements Corrections Impact
Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 1034
Sponsor T. Buford
Summary of Original Version Create new section of KRS Chapter 258 to require local governments to adopt an animal control and care program outlined by Kentucky Department of Agriculture and an outdoor sheltering and care ordinance that establishes standards for housing and caring for a dog that predominantly lives outdoors; require dog owners to obtain a dog license that will require the owner to agree to maintain the dog in accordance with the outdoor sheltering and care ordinance standards; require impoundment of a dog whose outdoor sheltering and care would reasonably lead to the animal's immediate injury or death; require owner's notification of an impounded dog for reason of inadequate outdoor sheltering and care include reference to applicable penalties and animal forfeiture; amend KRS 258.990 to create a first and second offense and penalties for violations of outdoor sheltering and care of a dog; subject an owner of a dog impounded for reasons of immediate injury or death to the penalties as would be for animal cruelty in the second degree and loss of ability to have a dog for a year and loss of being able to purchase a dog license; require forfeiture of the dog and inability to obtain a dog license for one year; place fines collected for violation of outdoor sheltering and care in the animal control and care fund at the Kentucky Department of Agriculture.
Index Headings of Original Version Corrections Impact - Ordinances for animal shelter standards, outdoor sheltering and care of dogs, dog licenses
Local Mandate - Ordinances for animal shelter standards, outdoor sheltering and care of dogs, dog licenses
Dogs - Outdoor sheltering and care standards, forfeiture of dog for violations of
Local Government - Ordinances for animal shelter standards, outdoor sheltering and care of dogs, dog licenses
Agriculture - Outdoor sheltering and care of dogs, establishment of standards
Animals, Livestock, and Poultry - Outdoor sheltering and care of dogs, establishment of standards
Counties - Ordinances for animal shelter standards, outdoor sheltering and care of dogs, dog licenses

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02/13/19
  • introduced in Senate
02/26/19
  • to State & Local Government (S)


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