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Agriculture - Animal Shelters - Uniform Standards of Operation and Care (Animal Shelter Standards Act of 2015)

Sponsored by:

Delegate Miele


In the House - Hearing 3/04 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Requiring an animal shelter to develop and adhere to a specified written veterinary care protocol; stating specified requirements for the written veterinary protocol; requiring an animal shelter to meet specified veterinary care requirements; requiring an animal shelter to maintain specified holding periods; stating specified criteria for an animal shelter to seize, impound, or otherwise take custody of a specified cat; requiring an animal shelter to take specified steps to determine the identity of an animal in its custody; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Miele, Hettleman, Bromwell, Aumann, Cassilly, Cluster, Hill, Korman, Lierman, McComas, Metzgar, Pena-Melnyk, West, and K. Young
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2015
Environment and Transportation  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Agriculture
Narrow Subject(s):Adoption
Animals -see also- Birds; Turtles
Assisted Living -see also- Group Homes
Attorneys' Fees
Circuit Courts
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Death -see also- Advance Medical Directives; Wrongful Death
Health -see also- Mental Health
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Local Government Mandates
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Public Information
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Safety -see also- Occupational Safety
Search and Seizure
Telecommunications and Information Technology
Trapping -see also- Hunting
Statutes:Article - Agriculture
(2-1701 through 2-1712)

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October 24, 2017 4:44 P.M.