HB 1223-1_ Filed 01/30/2002, 17:15

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Adopted Rejected


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COMMITTEE REPORT


                                                        YES:

10

                                                        NO:
0

MR. SPEAKER:

    Your Committee on       Courts and Criminal Code     , to which was referred       House Bill 1223     , has had the same under consideration and begs leave to report the same back to the House with the recommendation that said bill be amended as follows:

SOURCE: Page 1, line 2; (02)CR122301.1. -->     Page 1, line 2, after "(a)" insert " This section does not apply to a person who euthanizes an injured, a sick, a homeless, or an unwanted domestic animal if:
        (1) the person is employed by a
humane society, an animal control agency, or a governmental entity operating an animal shelter or other animal impounding facility; and
        (2) the person euthanizes the domestic animal
in accordance with guidelines adopted by the humane society, animal control agency, or governmental entity operating the animal shelter or other animal impounding facility.
     (b)".
    Page 1, line 4, reset in roman "Class A misdemeanor.".
    Page 1, line 4, delete "Class D".
    Page 1, line 5, delete "felony.".
    Page 1, line 5, reset in roman "Class D".
    Page 1, line 5, delete "Class C".
    Page 1, line 5, after "if" insert " :
         (1)".
    Page 1, line 6, after "section" delete "." and insert " ; or
        (2) the torture, beating, or mutilation results in the death of the animal.
".
    Page 1, line 7, strike "(b)" and insert " (c)".
    (Reference is to HB 1223 as introduced.)

and when so amended that said bill do pass.

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Representative Dvorak


CR122301/DI 106    2002