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2017-2018 Regular Session - SB 257
Animals; consultation with a veterinarian; filing of criminal charges for cruelty to animals in certain instances; provide
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 1 of Title 4 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions relative to animals, so as to provide for consultation with a veterinarian employed or approved by the Department of Agriculture prior to the filing of criminal charges for cruelty to animals in certain instances; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Mar/21/2018 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/05/2018 - House Second Readers
Feb/01/2018 - House First Readers
Jan/31/2018 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Jan/31/2018 - Senate Third Read
Jan/30/2018 - Senate Read Second Time
Jan/29/2018 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/27/2017 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/24/2017 - Senate Hopper
Jan/31/2018 - Senate Vote #413Yea(38)Nay(14)NV(0)
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