FL H0473 | 2018 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 12-6-1)
Status: Introduced on October 27 2017 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2018-03-10 - Died on Calendar
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [PDF]


Requires certain entities taking in lost or stray dogs or cats to adopt written policies & procedures to ensure every them to owners; provides requirements for such policies & procedures; requires that specified records be available to public; designates portion of act "Ponce's Law"; revises classification of certain animal cruelty offenses; authorizes court to prohibit violators from owning animals.

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Animal Welfare



2018-03-10HouseDied on Calendar
2018-03-10HouseIndefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
2018-01-29HousePlaced on Calendar
2018-01-26HouseCS by Judiciary Committee read 1st time
2018-01-26HousePending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
2018-01-25HouseCS by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 17 NAYS 0
2018-01-23HouseOn Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 01/25/18, 9:00 am, Sumner Hall
2018-01-19HouseNow in Judiciary Committee
2018-01-18HouseFavorable by Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0
2018-01-16HouseOn Committee agenda-- Justice Appropriations Subcommittee, 01/18/18, 1:00 pm, Mashburn Hall
2017-12-06HouseNow in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
2017-12-06HouseFavorable by Criminal Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 9 NAYS 0
2017-11-29HouseOn Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice Subcommittee, 12/06/17, 8:00 am, Sumner Hall
2017-11-08HouseReferred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

Same As/Similar To

S952 (Similar To) 2018-03-10 - Died in Rules
H823 (Similar To) 2018-03-10 - Died in Careers and Competition Subcommittee
S1576 (Similar To) 2018-03-26 - Chapter No. 2018-87

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
823151Amended CodeSee Bill Text
82812Amended CodeSee Bill Text
9210022Amended CodeSee Bill Text

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