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KYSB67PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 525 to establish the offense of sexual crimes against an animal; define "animal" and "sexual contact"; list exceptions including, animal husbandry; amend KRS 436.605 to add sexual crimes against an animal to the li...
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 184)
KYHB411PassAmend KRS 383.085, relating to reasonable accommodations for assistance animals in housing, to specify with whom a person with a disability can be in a therapeutic relationship; add instances that qualify as the prohibited act of misrepresentation of...
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 145)
KYHB311PassAmend KRS 217.035 to include any food product that purports to be or is represented as meat or a meat product that contains any cultured animal tissue produced from in vitro animal cell cultures outside of the organism from which it is derived.
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2019-03-21
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 042)
KYSB125PassAmend KRS 258.015 to delete requirement on landowners to capture or vaccinate feral cats.
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2019-03-19
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 028)
KYHB212PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 2 to designate the Kentucky Springseat Saddle (Minihan) as the official saddle of the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
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2019-03-15
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 017)
KYHB125IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 150 to prohibit the destruction or abandonment of usable meat from deer or elk that are taken and killed in the Commonwealth; prohibit the dumping of deer or elk carcasses on public areas or private areas without p...
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2019-03-12
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHR21PassRecognize April 2019 as National Soybean Month.
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2019-03-07
adopted by voice vote
KYHR105IntroUrge the United States Congress to enact legislation granting the United States Department of Agriculture jurisdiction over labeling requirements for imitation meat products.
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2019-02-28
3rd reading, adopted 96-1
KYSB201IntroCreate a new section of KRS 258.095 to 258.500 to require the Department of Agriculture to provide continuing education on criminal and law enforcement procedures and investigatory practices to animal control officers; EFFECTIVE January 1, 2020.
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2019-02-26
To Senate Agriculture Committee
KYSB183IntroCreate new section of KRS Chapter 258 to require local governments to adopt an animal control and care program outlined by Kentucky Department of Agriculture and an outdoor sheltering and care ordinance that establishes standards for housing and cari...
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2019-02-26
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYSB224IntroCreate a new sections of KRS Chapter 258 to define terms including "animal control agency", "animal shelter", and "dog vendor"; require persons acting as a dog vendor to register with the Department of Agriculture and submit for inspection; specify n...
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2019-02-26
To Senate Agriculture Committee
KYHB36IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 411 to provide civil immunity for damaging a vehicle if a person enters the vehicle with the reasonable, good-faith belief that a dog or cat is in immediate danger of death if not removed.
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2019-02-25
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHR22PassRecognize May 2019 as National Beef Month.
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2019-02-25
adopted by voice vote
KYHR23PassRecognize October 2019 as National Pork Month.
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2019-02-25
adopted by voice vote
KYSB12EngrossCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 411 to provide civil immunity for damaging a vehicle if a person enters the vehicle with the reasonable, good-faith belief that a dog or cat is in immediate danger of death if not removed.
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2019-02-22
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHR11PassRecognize the one hundredth anniversary of Kentucky Farm Bureau.
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2019-02-22
adopted by voice vote
KYSR120PassRecognize the one hundredth anniversary of Kentucky Farm Bureau.
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2019-02-22
adopted by voice vote
KYHB450IntroAmend KRS 258.500 to prohibit the misrepresentation of assistance dogs; allow peace officers to investigate; amend KRS 258.991 to conform and remove outdated references.
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2019-02-21
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB472IntroCreate a new section of KRS 258.095 to 258.500 to require owners of animals kept predominantly outdoors to provide adequate food, water, shelter, and veterinary care; provide that an animal control shall seize an animal not given care up to specified...
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2019-02-21
To House Tourism & Outdoor Recreation Committee
KYSB200IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 258 to guarantee the right to utilize working animals for the mutual benefit and welfare of the animals and those they serve.
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2019-02-19
To Senate Agriculture Committee
KYSB101IntroAmend KRS 525.130 to expand cruelty to animals in the second degree to include causing any animals to fight or killing any animal by poisoning.
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2019-02-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB279IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 189 to prohibit the operation of animal drawn vehicles on a highway if the animals are wearing horseshoes that would damage the highway,
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2019-02-08
To House Transportation Committee
KYHB157IntroAmend KRS 525.200 to include assistance animals in the definition of "service animals" that are covered by assault on a service animal in the first degree.
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2019-02-05
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB54IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 150 to require the Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources to promulgate administrative regulations to establish a statewide youth crossbow deer hunting season; define terms; require the statewide youth crossbow ...
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2019-01-10
To House Tourism & Outdoor Recreation Committee
KYHB25IntroAmend KRS 525.135 to prohibit pretrial diversion for a person charged with torture of a dog or cat, to make torture of a dog or cat a Class D felony, and to prohibit any form of early release for those who torture a dog or cat as a way to threaten, i...
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2019-01-10
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB98IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 525 to prohibit cruelty to equines including situations involving abuse, neglect, and sexual contact; make cruelty to equines a Class D felony and provide for the termination of ownership; list exceptions; establis...
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2019-01-10
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB37IntroCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 17 to establish the animal abuse offender registry; require the Kentucky State Police to maintain a registry of offenders who commit an animal abuse offense; establish the animal abuse offender registry fund; amend ...
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2019-01-10
To House Judiciary Committee
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