February 24, 2006





ENGROSSED

HOUSE BILL No. 1418

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DIGEST OF HB 1418 (Updated February 22, 2006 10:49 am - DI 14)



Citations Affected: IC 15-5.

Synopsis: Kennel licenses. Requires inspection of a major kennel before a township assessor issues a license.

Effective: July 1, 2006.






Ayres, Gutwein, Kuzman
(SENATE SPONSORS _ HEINOLD, LANDSKE, DROZDA)




    January 12, 2006, read first time and referred to Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.
    January 19, 2006, amended, reported _ Do Pass.
    January 23, 2006, read second time, ordered engrossed. Engrossed.
    January 26, 2006, read third time, passed. Yeas 79, nays 16.

SENATE ACTION

    February 1, 2006, read first time and referred to Committee on Agriculture and Small Business.
    February 23, 2006, amended, reported favorably _ Do Pass.






February 24, 2006

Second Regular Session 114th General Assembly (2006)


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ENGROSSED

HOUSE BILL No. 1418



    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning agriculture and animals.

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

SOURCE: IC 15-5-9-12.5; (06)EH1418.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 15-5-9-12.5 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2006]: Sec. 12.5. (a) For purposes of this section, "inspector" means a representative of:
        (1) a county animal control department; or
        (2) an agency authorized by the county executive to inspect major kennels.
    (b) An application for a license for a major kennel, as described in section 1(b) of this chapter, must be accompanied by a letter of authorization from:
        (1) the county animal control department; or
        (2) an agency authorized by the county executive;
affirming that the property on which the kennel is operating has been inspected by an inspector and that the kennel is operating in a manner that complies with the standards adopted by the county executive
.