2009 Regular Session


File Code: Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 495
Sponsored By:
Senators Gladden, Della, Madaleno, and Stone
Criminal Law - Crimes Relating to Animals - Limitations on Possession of Breeding Dogs


Prohibiting a person from owning, possessing, controlling, or otherwise having custody of more than 50 breeding dogs over the age of 4 months at any time; establishing enclosure size and exercise requirements to be met by a person owning, possessing, controlling, or otherwise having custody of more than 10 breeding dogs over the age of 4 months; establishing a penalty for a violation of the Act; and exempting specified facilities from the requirements of the Act.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
Senate Action
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
Hearing 2/18 at 1:00 p.m.
Hearing cancelled
Hearing 2/18 at 12:30 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings Withdrawn
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Lisa A. Gladden, District 41
Senator George W. Della, Jr., District 46
Senator Richard S. Madaleno, Jr., District 18
Senator Norman R. Stone, Jr., District 6

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Animals -see also- Birds; Turtles
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties; Sentences; etc.

Bill affects the following Statute:

Criminal Law
( 10-624 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered