FL S1048 | 2020 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Failed on March 14 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-03-14 - Died in Judiciary
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Providing for appointment of an advocate for the interests of an animal in certain court proceedings, at the discretion of the court; providing powers and duties of such advocates; requiring the Animal Law Section of the Florida Bar to maintain a list of attorneys and certified legal interns meeting specified requirements who are eligible to be appointed as such advocates, etc.

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Courtroom Animal Advocates



2020-03-14SenateDied in Judiciary
2020-03-14SenateIndefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
2020-01-15SenateNow in Judiciary
2020-01-14SenateFavorable by Agriculture; YEAS 5 NAYS 0
2020-01-09SenateOn Committee agenda-- Agriculture, 01/14/20, 2:30 pm, 301 Senate Building
2019-12-13SenateReferred to Agriculture; Judiciary; Rules

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828035Amended CodeSee Bill Text

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