MD SB1038 | 2018 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 9-2)
Status: Passed on April 24 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-04-24 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 238
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Authorizing a court as a condition of sentencing to prohibit a defendant convicted of certain crimes relating to cruelty against animals from owning, possessing, or residing with an animal for a specified period of time.

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Criminal Law – Animal Cruelty – Sentencing Conditions


Roll Calls

2018-03-29 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (133-0) (Y: 134 N: 1 NV: 5 Abs: 9) [PASS]
2018-03-17 - Senate - Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed (46-0) (Y: 47 N: 1 NV: 2 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2018-04-24SenateApproved by the Governor - Chapter 238
2018-04-09SenateReturned Passed
2018-04-06HouseThird Reading Passed (133-0)
2018-04-05HouseSecond Reading Passed
2018-04-05HouseFavorable Report Adopted
2018-04-05HouseFavorable Report by Judiciary
2018-04-03HouseHearing 4/03 at 1:00 p.m.
2018-03-20HouseFirst Reading Judiciary
2018-03-19SenateThird Reading Passed (46-0)
2018-03-16SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2018-03-16SenateFavorable with Amendments {168977/1 Report Adopted
2018-03-15SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
2018-02-22SenateHearing 2/22 at 1:00 p.m.
2018-02-05SenateFirst Reading Judicial Proceedings


Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments