MD SB495 | 2023 | Regular Session

Note: Carry Foward to future SB761


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-0)
Status: Introduced on February 3 2023 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2023-02-26 - Hearing 3/02 at 1:30 p.m.
Pending: Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Requiring each research facility and testing facility in the State to be licensed by the Department of Agriculture to use animals in research, education, or testing; establishing requirements for the use and treatment of dogs or cats by a research facility or a testing facility; prohibiting a research facility and a testing facility from using certain dogs and cats for research or testing purposes and performing certain procedures on dogs or cats; etc.

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Research Facilities and Testing Facilities That Use Animals - Licensing and Regulation



2023-02-26SenateHearing 3/02 at 1:30 p.m.
2023-02-26SenateHearing canceled
2023-02-07SenateHearing 3/02 at 1:00 p.m.
2023-02-03SenateFirst Reading Education, Energy, and the Environment

Same As/Similar To

SB495 (Carry Over) 2023-02-26 - Hearing 3/02 at 1:30 p.m.


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Agriculture15101(n/a)See Bill Text
Agriculture15102(n/a)See Bill Text
Agriculture15103(n/a)See Bill Text
Agriculture15104(n/a)See Bill Text
Agriculture15106(n/a)See Bill Text
Agriculture15107(n/a)See Bill Text
Agriculture15108(n/a)See Bill Text
Agriculture15109(n/a)See Bill Text
Agriculture15110(n/a)See Bill Text
State Finance and Procurement6226(n/a)See Bill Text

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