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2017 Regular Session



Humane Adoption of Companion Animals Used in Research Act of 2017

Sponsored by:

Delegate Kramer


In the House - Hearing 2/21 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Requiring specified research facilities using dogs or cats for scientific research purposes to take specified steps to provide for the adoption of a dog or cat that is no longer needed for research purposes; authorizing specified research facilities to enter into specified agreements with animal rescue organizations for specified purposes; and requiring specified research facilities to submit specified information to the Secretary of Agriculture beginning on December 1, 2018, and each year thereafter.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Kramer, Angel, Aumann, Barkley, B. Barnes, Bromwell, Chang, Cullison, Folden, Frick, Frush, Gilchrist, Hill, Impallaria, Jalisi, Jameson, Kaiser, Kelly, Kipke, Krimm, McConkey, A. Miller, Oaks, Patterson, Pena-Melnyk, Platt, Reznik, Robinson, Rose, Valderrama, Waldstreicher, and K. Young
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0420
Introduced in a prior session as: HB0594 Session: 2016 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Appropriations  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Agriculture
Narrow Subject(s):Adoption - see also- Parents and Guardians
Agriculture, Department of
Animals -see also- Birds; Dogs
Industry and Technology
Medical Research
Nonprofit Organizations
Statutes:Article - Agriculture

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November 28, 2017 1:01 P.M.