MD HB1205 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on February 8 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-03-07 - Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means; Withdrawn
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Requiring that public and certain nonpublic schools provide instruction on the humane treatment and protection of companion, domestic, and wild animals; requiring a school that keeps a certain animal on the premises to provide an appropriate living space for the animal that meets certain standards; prohibiting an individual from feeding a live animal to another animal under certain circumstances; and requiring that an individual who violates a certain provision of law is guilty of a certain crime.

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Primary and Secondary Education - Animal Welfare - Instruction, Living Space, and Penalty



2019-03-07HouseUnfavorable Report by Ways and Means; Withdrawn
2019-03-05HouseHearing canceled
2019-02-12HouseHearing 3/07 at 1:00 p.m.
2019-02-08HouseFirst Reading Ways and Means


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