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2016 Regular Session



Medical Schools - Use of Animals in Medical Training - Prohibited

Sponsored by:

Delegate Robinson, S.


In the House - Hearing 2/11 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Prohibiting a medical school from using a live or dead animal in the medical education or training of students if alternate methods are used by specified other medical schools in the State; and establishing a penalty for violation of the Act not to exceed $1,000 for each animal used.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates S. Robinson, Barkley, Bromwell, Carr, Cullison, Frush, Kelly, Korman, Kramer, Luedtke, A. Miller, Moon, Patterson, Platt, Smith, Tarlau, Waldstreicher, K. Young, and P. Young
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0990
Introduced in a prior session as: HB1248 Session: 2015 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Health and Government Operations  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Higher Education
Public Health
Narrow Subject(s):Animals -see also- Birds; Turtles
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Medical Schools
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Statutes:Article - Health - General

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February 12, 2016 9:35 A.M.