Introduced Version






HOUSE BILL No. 1153

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: None (noncode).

Synopsis: Natural resources study committee. Requires the natural resources study committee to study the sale, ownership, and possession in Indiana of wild animals, including exotic mammals, during the 2000 and 2001 interim periods between sessions of the general assembly.

Effective: Upon passage.





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    January 10, 2000, read first time and referred to Committee on Rules and Legislative Procedures.







Introduced

Second Regular Session 111th General Assembly (2000)


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HOUSE BILL No. 1153



    A BILL FOR AN ACT concerning natural and cultural resources.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: ; (00)IN1153.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE] (a) As used in this SECTION, "animal" has the meaning set forth in IC 14-8-2-7.
    (b) As used in this SECTION, "exotic mammal" has the meaning set forth in IC 14-8-2-87.
    (c) As used in this SECTION, "wild animal" has the meaning set forth in IC 14-8-2-318 (1).
    (d) In the 2000 and 2001 interim periods between sessions of the general assembly, the natural resources study committee established by IC 2-5-5-1 shall study the sale, ownership, and possession in Indiana of wild animals, including exotic mammals.
The study shall include, but is not limited to, the following matters:
        (1) Current statutes and rules.
        (2) Administration and enforcement of current statutes and rules.

        (3) Discovery and analysis of issues and problem areas.
        (4) Suggestions for improvement in current statutes, rules, and practices.

     (e) This SECTION expires December 31, 2001.
SOURCE: ; (00)IN1153.1.2. -->     SECTION 2. An emergency is declared for this act.