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2005-2006 Regular Session - HB 1497
Vicious dogs; requirements for owners; provide
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 8 of Title 4 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to dogs, so as to provide for requirements for persons who own vicious dogs; to provide for a short title; to provide for definitions; to provide for requirements for possessing a vicious dog; to provide for restrictions on permitting vicious dogs to be outside of proper enclosures; to provide for confiscation of vicious dogs under certain circumstances; to provide for penalties; to provide that the article is supplementary to other laws; to provide for liability for damages; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2006 - Effective Date
Apr/27/2006 - Act 596
Apr/27/2006 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/10/2006 - House Sent to Governor
Mar/30/2006 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Mar/30/2006 - Senate Taken from Table
Mar/28/2006 - Senate Tabled
Mar/28/2006 - Senate Third Read
Mar/24/2006 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/24/2006 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Mar/22/2006 - Senate Recommitted
Mar/14/2006 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/13/2006 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/13/2006 - House Third Readers
Mar/08/2006 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/02/2006 - House Second Readers
Mar/01/2006 - House First Readers
Mar/01/2006 - House Hopper
3/22/06 Withdrawn from Agriculture and Consumer Affairs and committed to Public Safety and Homeland Security in the Senate; 3/28/06 Tabled in the Senate; 3/30/06 Taken from the Table in the Senate
Mar/30/2006 - Senate Vote #1139Yea(49)Nay(0)NV(5)
Mar/13/2006 - House Vote #882Yea(155)Nay(10)NV(7)
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