CT HB06714 | 2023 | General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Passed on June 27 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-06-27 - Signed by the Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


To (1) redefine the crime of sexual contact with an animal, (2) require that veterinarians report suspected incidents of animal cruelty, and (3) prohibit persons convicted of animal cruelty or having sexual contact with an animal from possessing or working with animals for a period of five years from the date of conviction or release from imprisonment for the offense, whichever is later.

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An Act Concerning Cruelty To Animals.


Roll Calls

2023-06-07 - Senate - Senate Roll Call Vote 480 (Y: 36 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-05-09 - House - House Roll Call Vote 82 (Y: 149 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2023-03-27 - Joint - JUD Vote Tally Sheet (Joint Favorable Substitute) (Y: 37 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2023-06-27HouseSigned by the Governor
2023-06-26HouseTransmitted by Secretary of the State to Governor
2023-06-26HouseTransmitted to the Secretary of State
2023-06-15HousePublic Act 23-149
2023-06-07HouseOn Consent Calendar / In Concurrence
2023-06-07SenateSenate Passed
2023-05-11SenateSenate Calendar Number 489
2023-05-11SenateFavorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, Senate
2023-05-09HouseHouse Passed
2023-04-13HouseFile Number 581
2023-04-13HouseHouse Calendar Number 352
2023-04-13HouseFavorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, House
2023-04-13HouseReported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
2023-04-06HouseReferred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 04/12/23 5:00 PM
2023-03-28HouseFiled with Legislative Commissioners' Office
2023-03-27HouseJoint Favorable Substitute
2023-02-24HousePublic Hearing 03/01
2023-02-16HouseReferred to Joint Committee on Judiciary

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