Senate Bill 125

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 03/11/22: floor amendment (1) filed
Title AN ACT relating to the costs incurred by animal care organizations.
Bill Documents Current/Final
Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statement Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 1205
Sponsors J. Adams, D. Harper Angel, M. Wilson
Summary of Original Version Create new sections of KRS Chapter 525 to define terms; require peace officers and animal control officers to serve notice of seizure of an animal subjected to cruelty; create procedure for seizing agencies to petition a court to order payment of animal care costs by owner; establish penalties; prohibit the destruction of seized animals, except for humane reasons determined by veterinarian; amend KRS 258.215 to require owners be responsible for cost of care of an impounded animal.
Index Headings of Original Version Local Mandate - Animal cruelty, penalties, enhancement
Crimes and Punishments - Animal cruelty, penalties, enhancement
Criminal Procedure - Animal cruelty, penalties, enhancement
Dogs - Animal seizure, cost-of-care petition
Peace Officers and Law Enforcement - Animal seizure, cost-of-care petition
Animals, Livestock, and Poultry - Animal seizure, cost-of-care petition
Civil Actions - Seized animal cost-of-care petition
Civil Procedure - Seized animal cost-of-care petition
Horses and Horse Racing - Animal seizure, cost-of-care petition
Jump to Proposed Amendments Senate Floor Amendment 1
Senate Floor Amendment 2
House Floor Amendment 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

Top | Amendments
02/10/22
  • introduced in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
02/15/22
  • to Agriculture (S)
03/01/22
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
03/02/22
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 04, 2022
03/03/22
  • floor amendments (1) and (2) filed
03/04/22
  • passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
03/07/22
  • 3rd reading
  • floor amendment (2) defeated
  • passed 24-7 with Floor Amendment (1)
03/08/22
  • received in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
03/11/22
  • floor amendment (1) filed

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor J. Adams
Summary Retain original provisions; create a new section of KRS chapter 525 to exempt" livestock" and "poultry" as defined in KRS 257.010 from the term "animal."
Index Headings Crimes and Punishments - Animal seizure, livestock, poultry
Criminal Procedure - Animal seizure, livestock, poultry
Agriculture - Animal seizure, livestock, poultry
Animals, Livestock, and Poultry - Animal seizure, livestock, poultry

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor R. Webb
Summary Retain original provisions; define "non-possessive owner"; establish rights of non-possessive owner.
Index Headings Crimes and Punishments - Animal cruelty, penalties, enhancement
Criminal Procedure - Animal cruelty, penalties, enhancement
Dogs - Animal seizure, cost-of-care petition
Peace Officers and Law Enforcement - Animal seizure, cost-of-care petition
Animals, Livestock, and Poultry - Non-possessory co-owner, define, rights, establishment
Animals, Livestock, and Poultry - Animal seizure, cost-of-care petition
Civil Actions - Seized animal cost-of-care petition
Civil Procedure - Seized animal cost-of-care petition
Horses and Horse Racing - Animal seizure, cost-of-care petition

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor D. Elliott
Summary Retain original provisions; add horses as covered animals.
Index Headings Crimes and Punishments - Animal cruelty, penalties, enhancement
Criminal Procedure - Animal cruelty, penalties, enhancement
Peace Officers and Law Enforcement - Animal seizure, cost-of-care petition
Animals, Livestock, and Poultry - Animal seizure, cost-of-care petition
Civil Actions - Seized animal cost-of-care petition
Civil Procedure - Seized animal cost-of-care petition
Horses and Horse Racing - Animal seizure, cost-of-care petition

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