DE SB109 | 2023-2024 | 152nd General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 7-0)
Status: Passed on August 24 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-08-24 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [HTML]


Under this bill, when the State incurs costs for impounding an animal and the owner fails to pay the costs, the time in which ownership of the animal reverts to the State is reduced from 30 days to 15 days.

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An Act To Amend Title 16 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Impoundment Of Animals.


Roll Calls

2023-06-27 - House - House Third Reading (Y: 38 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2023-05-16 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 21 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2023-08-24 Signed by Governor
2023-06-27 Passed By House. Votes: 38 YES 3 ABSENT
2023-06-14 Reported Out of Committee (Health & Human Development) in House with 2 Favorable, 7 On Its Merits
2023-05-17 Assigned to Health & Human Development Committee in House
2023-05-16 Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES
2023-05-10 Reported Out of Committee (Health & Social Services) in Senate with 2 Favorable, 2 On Its Merits
2023-05-04 Introduced and Assigned to Health & Social Services Committee in Senate

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