February 9, 2001





HOUSE BILL No. 1742

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DIGEST OF HB 1742 (Updated February 8, 2001 1:03 PM - DI 105)



Citations Affected: IC 35-48.

Synopsis: Humane society use of controlled substances. Provides that humane societies may receive permits for buying the controlled substances ketamine and Telazol. Provides that volunteers may not use or administer a controlled substance.

Effective: July 1, 2001.





Kruzan , Mannweiler , Mangus




    January 17, 2001, read first time and referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Rural Development.
    February 8, 2001, amended, reported _ Do Pass.







February 9, 2001

First Regular Session 112th General Assembly (2001)


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HOUSE BILL No. 1742



    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning controlled substances.

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

SOURCE: IC 35-48-3-2; (01)HB1742.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 35-48-3-2 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2001]: Sec. 2. (a) Any humane society, animal control agency, or governmental entity operating an animal shelter or other animal impounding facility is entitled to receive a limited permit only for the purpose of buying, possessing, and using:
         (1) sodium pentobarbital to euthanize injured, sick, homeless, or unwanted domestic pets and animals; if it:
        (1) makes appropriate application to the board according to rules established by the board;
        (2) pays to the board annually a fee set by the board for the limited permit; and
        (3) submits proof, as determined by the board, that the employees and volunteers for the applicant who will handle sodium pentobarbital are sufficiently trained in the judgment of the board to use and administer sodium pentobarbital.
         (2) ketamine and ketamine products to anesthetize or immobilize fractious domestic pets and animals; and
        (3) a combination product containing tiletimine and zolazepam as an agent for the remote chemical capture of domestic pets or animals that otherwise cannot be restrained or captured.
    (b) A humane society, animal control agency, or governmental entity entitled to receive a permit under this chapter must:
        (1) apply to the board according to the rules established by the board;
        (2) pay annually to the board a fee set by the board for the limited permit; and
        (3) submit proof, as determined by the board, that the employees of an applicant who will handle a controlled substance are sufficiently trained to use and administer the controlled substance.

    (b) (c) All fees collected by the board under this section shall be credited to the state board of pharmacy account.
    (c) (d) Storage, handling, and use of sodium pentobarbital controlled substances obtained according to this section are subject to the rules adopted by the board.