IN HB1604 | 2019 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 22 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-01-22 - First reading: referred to Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development
Pending: House Agriculture and Rural Development Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Adoption of research animals. Requires research facilities that use dogs or cats as research animals in experiments for education, research, science, or testing to offer retired research animals that do not have a substantial medical condition for adoption to animal care facilities or to individuals. Establishes immunity for the: (1) research facility's transfer of a retired research animal to an animal care facility or individual; and (2) adoption of a retired research animal by an individual through the animal care facility. Provides the Indiana state board of animal health with rulemaking authority to implement the adoption of research animals.

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Title

Adoption of research animals. Requires research facilities that use dogs or cats as research animals in experiments for education, research, science, or testing to offer retired research animals that do not have a substantial medical condition for adoption to animal care facilities or to individuals. Establishes immunity for the: (1) research facility's transfer of a retired research animal to an animal care facility or individual; and (2) adoption of a retired research animal by an individual through the animal care facility. Provides the Indiana state board of animal health with rulemaking authority to implement the adoption of research animals.

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-01-22HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development
2019-01-22HouseAuthored by Representative Wright

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