House Bill 335

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 04/09/24: signed by Governor
Title AN ACT relating to animals.
Bill Documents Current
Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statements Local Mandate
Additional Fiscal Impact Statements Exist
Bill Request Number 1378
Sponsors C. Massaroni, S. Rudy
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 258.119 to allow the animal control and care fund to receive fines; amend KRS 258.500 to define "person" as a person who has an ongoing therapeutic relationship with a health care provider and stipulate who can be a health care provider under the definition; define additional terms; exclude from therapeutic relationship fee-based transactions for disability documentation absent a face-to-face consultation with a health care provider; establish requirements for an assistance dog to be granted public accommodation; specify that emotional support animals are not required to be admitted where assistance dog are allowed; specify that the rights, privileges, and exemptions afforded to assistance dogs do not extend to emotional support animals; affirm certain rights and priviledges of public establishments as nondiscriminatory and allow additional rights for those providing accommodation in situations of tenancy; amend KRS 258.335 to make unlawful the misrepresentation of a dog as an assistance dog to obtain public accommodation; amend KRS 258.991 to set the penalty for interference with use of an assistance dog at $500 to $1,000 and delete jail time; make the misrepresentation of a dog as an assistance dog to obtain public accommodations unlawful and provide for a fine of up to $1,000; require that funds be paid into the animal control and care fund with 50% to fund spay and neuter clinics and 50% for county animal shelter block grants; amend KRS 525.010 to redefine "assistance dog."
Index Headings of Original Version Disabilities and the Disabled - Emotional support animals, assistance dog rights and privileges, exclusion
Dogs - Emotional support animals, assistance dog rights and privileges, exclusion
Landlord and Tenant - Emotional support animals, tenants, exclusion
Small Business - Emotional support animals, assistance dog rights and privileges, exclusion
Trade Practices and Retailing - Emotional support animals, assistance dog rights and privileges, exclusion
Local Mandate - Emotional support animals, tenants, exclusion
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1 with Fiscal Impact Statements
House Committee Amendment 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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01/22/24
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
03/05/24
  • to Agriculture (H)
03/11/24
  • taken from Agriculture (H)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Agriculture (H)
03/12/24
  • taken from Agriculture (H)
  • 2nd reading
  • returned to Agriculture (H)
03/13/24
  • reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute (1) and Committee Amendment (1-title)
03/14/24
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 15, 2024
03/21/24
  • 3rd reading, passed 98-0 with Committee Substitute (1) and Committee Amendment (1-title)
03/22/24
  • received in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
03/25/24
  • to Agriculture (S)
03/26/24
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
03/27/24
  • 2nd reading, to Rules as a consent bill
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 28, 2024
03/28/24
  • 3rd reading, passed 37-1
  • received in House
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • delivered to Governor
04/09/24
  • signed by Governor

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Fiscal Impact Statement Local Mandate to House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions, except delete Section 1, relating to the animal control and care fund in its entirety; remove the requirement to direct funds from fines for misrepresentation of a dog as an assistance dog into the animal control and care fund and delete tiering of the fund; make grammatical correction.
Index Headings Disabilities and the Disabled - Emotional support animals, misrepresentation, fine
Dogs - Misrepresentation of a support animal, penalties, general fund
Fees - Emotional support animals, misrepresentation, fine
Agriculture - Animal control and care fund, fees, tiering
Local Mandate - Emotional support animals, misrepresentation, fine, animal control and care fund, fees, tiering

Amendment House Committee Amendment 1
Sponsor R. Heath
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Title Amendments - HB 335

Last updated: 4/13/2024 6:10 PM (EDT)