DE SB217 | 2017-2018 | 149th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 9-0)
Status: Engrossed on June 27 2018 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2018-06-28 - Assigned to Appropriations Committee in House
Pending: House Appropriations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [HTML]


This Act strengthens restrictions on the tethering of dogs by doing the following:

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An Act To Amend Title 11 And Title 16 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Cruelty To Dogs And Specifications For The Humane Handling, Care, And Treatment Of Dogs.


Roll Calls

2018-06-27 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 12 N: 7 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2018-06-28 Assigned to Appropriations Committee in House
2018-06-28 Reported Out of Committee (Judiciary) in House with 1 Favorable, 5 On Its Merits
2018-06-28 Assigned to Judiciary Committee in House
2018-06-27 Passed By Senate. Votes: 12 YES 7 NO 2 NOT VOTING
2018-06-27 Amendment SA 2 to SB 217 - Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
2018-06-27 Lifted From Table in Senate
2018-06-27 Amendment SA 2 to SB 217 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
2018-06-14 Laid On Table in Senate
2018-06-14 Amendment SA 1 to SB 217 - Passed By Senate. Votes: 17 YES 2 NOT VOTING 2 ABSENT
2018-06-13 Reported Out of Committee (Judicial & Community Affairs) in Senate with 4 On Its Merits
2018-06-01 Introduced and Assigned to Judicial & Community Affairs Committee in Senate

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