January 20, 2006



DIGEST OF HB 1418 (Updated January 18, 2006 10:47 pm - 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.


    January 12, 2006, read first time and referred to Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.
    January 19, 2006, amended, reported _ Do Pass.

January 20, 2006

Second Regular Session 114th General Assembly (2006)

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    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)HB1418.1.1. -->     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 acceptable to the inspector.