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2015-2016 Regular Session - SB 356
Animals; provide definition of term "owner"; impoundment of animals for any violation; caring for an impounded animal
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 4 of the O.C.G.A., relating to animals, so as to provide a definition of the term "owner"; to provide for impoundment of animals for any violation of Article 1 of Chapter 11 of said title; to amend Article 1 of Chapter 10 of Title 15 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to magistrate courts, so as to provide for the foreclosure of liens on animals; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Apr/26/2016 - Effective Date
Apr/26/2016 - Act 348
Apr/26/2016 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
Mar/31/2016 - Senate Sent to Governor
Mar/24/2016 - House Passed/Adopted
Mar/24/2016 - House Third Readers
Mar/10/2016 - House Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/25/2016 - House Second Readers
Feb/24/2016 - House First Readers
Feb/23/2016 - Senate Passed/Adopted As Amended
Feb/23/2016 - Senate Third Read
Feb/18/2016 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/17/2016 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/11/2016 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/10/2016 - Senate Hopper
03/24/2016 Modified Structured Rule
Mar/24/2016 - House Vote #838Yea(114)Nay(59)NV(6)
Feb/23/2016 - Senate Vote #481Yea(50)Nay(3)NV(3)
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