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2013-2014 Regular Session - SB 290
Dog Ownership; allow local governments to confer dog control authority upon multiple individuals
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 8 of Title 4 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to responsible dog ownership, so as to allow local governments to confer dog control authority upon multiple individuals; to provide for the hearing of contested cases by superior courts; to require dog owners to pay for reasonable confinement and housing expenses in certain cases; to provide for an effective date and applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2014 - Effective Date
Apr/21/2014 - Act 554
Apr/21/2014 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
Mar/27/2014 - Senate Sent to Governor
Mar/20/2014 - Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub
Mar/18/2014 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/18/2014 - House Third Readers
Mar/18/2014 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/17/2014 - House Second Readers
Feb/11/2014 - House First Readers
Feb/10/2014 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/10/2014 - Senate Third Read
Feb/07/2014 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/06/2014 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/16/2014 - Senate Read and Referred
Jan/15/2014 - Senate Hopper
03/18/2014 Modified Structured Rule; 3/20/2014 Senate agrees to House Substitute
Mar/20/2014 - Senate Vote #775Yea(46)Nay(0)NV(9)
Mar/18/2014 - House Vote #817Yea(162)Nay(3)NV(11)
Feb/10/2014 - Senate Vote #446Yea(50)Nay(3)NV(3)
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