House Bill 258

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 04/04/24: signed by Governor
Title AN ACT relating to the torture of a dog or cat.
Bill Documents Current
Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statements Corrections Impact
Local Mandate
Additional Fiscal Impact Statements Exist
Bill Request Number 1616
Sponsors S. Witten, R. Dotson, C. Aull, K. Banta, K. Bratcher, S. Bratcher, E. Callaway, J. Decker, S. Dietz, R. Duvall, K. Fleming, C. Freeland, A. Gentry, D. Grossberg, M. Hart, J. Hodgson, S. Lewis, M. Lockett, K. Moser, J. Nemes, D. Osborne, R. Palumbo, P. Pratt, R. Roarx, W. Thomas, W. Williams
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 525.135 to define "serious physical injury or infirmity" and redefine "torture"; provide that torture of a dog or cat is a Class D felony in every instance and that each act may constitute a separate offense; provide what does not constitute torture of a dog or cat.
Index Headings of Original Version Local Mandate - Torture of dog or cat, penalty, increase
Crimes and Punishments - Torture of dog or cat, penalty, increase
Criminal Procedure - Torture of dog or cat, penalty, increase
Dogs - Torture, define
Corrections Impact - Torture of dog or cat, penalty, increase
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1 with Fiscal Impact Statements
Senate Floor Amendment 1
Senate Floor Amendment 2
Senate Floor Amendment 3
Senate Floor Amendment 4
Votes Vote History

Actions

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01/16/24
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
02/16/24
  • to Judiciary (H)
02/21/24
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
02/22/24
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/01/24
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, March 04, 2024
03/04/24
  • 3rd reading, passed 80-9 with Committee Substitute (1)
03/05/24
  • received in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
03/07/24
  • to Judiciary (S)
03/14/24
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
03/15/24
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/21/24
  • Floor Amendments (1), (2), (3) and (4) filed
03/25/24
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 26, 2024
03/26/24
  • 3rd reading
  • Floor Amendments (1) and (3) withdrawn
  • Floor Amendments (2) and (4) defeated
  • passed 31-5-1
  • received in House
03/27/24
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • delivered to Governor
04/04/24
  • signed by Governor

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Fiscal Impact Statements Corrections Impact to House Committee Substitute 1
Local Mandate to House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions, except change the order of definitions.
Index Headings Corrections Impact - Torture of dog or cat, definitions
Local Mandate - Torture of dog or cat, definitions
Crimes and Punishments - Torture of dog or cat, definitions

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor R. Webb
Summary Retain original provisions, except amend the definition of "torture".
Index Headings Crimes and Punishments - Torture of dog or cat, definition
Dogs - Torture, definition

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor R. Webb
Summary Retain original provisions, except define "cat" and "dog".
Index Headings Crimes and Punishments - Torture of dog or cat, definitions
Dogs - Definition

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 3
Sponsor R. Webb
Summary Retain original provisions, except amend the definition of "torture"; remove the definition of "serious physical injury or infirmity"; and define "serious physical injury".
Index Headings Crimes and Punishments - Torture of dog or cat, definitions
Dogs - Torture, definitions

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 4
Sponsor A. Southworth
Summary Retain original provisions, except amend the definitions of "torture" and "serious physical injury or infirmity".
Index Headings Crimes and Punishments - Torture of dog or cat, definitions
Dogs - Torture, definitions

Last updated: 4/14/2024 1:20 PM (EDT)