DE SB211 | 2011-2012 | 146th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-0)
Status: Passed on August 3 2012 - 100% progression
Action: 2012-08-03 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]


This Bill includes the tethering of any dog for extended periods of time within the definition of cruelty to animals. It also includes the tethering of very young dogs and nursing mother dogs within the definition of cruelty to animals. Author: Senator Blevins

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An Act To Amend Title 11 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Cruelty To Animals.


Roll Calls

2012-06-27 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 16 N: 5 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2012-06-26 - House - House Third Reading (Y: 32 N: 8 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2012-06-06 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 17 N: 4 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2012-08-03 Signed by Governor
2012-06-27 Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 16 YES 5 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
2012-06-26 Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 32 YES 8 NO 1 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
2012-06-26 Amendment HA 1 - Passed in House by Voice Vote
2012-06-21 Amendment HA 1 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
2012-06-20 Reported Out of Committee (JUDICIARY) in House with 6 On Its Merits
2012-06-07 Introduced and Assigned to Judiciary Committee in House
2012-06-06 Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 17 YES 4 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
2012-06-06 Amendment SA 2 - Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 20 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
2012-06-06 Amendment SA 1 - Stricken
2012-06-06 Amendment SA 2 - Introduced in Senate
2012-06-06 Amendment SA 1 - Introduced in Senate
2012-05-16 Reported Out of Committee (JUDICIARY) in Senate with 4 On Its Merits
2012-05-03 Assigned to Judiciary Committee in Senate

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