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Humane Adoption of Companion Animals Used in Research Act of 2016

Sponsored by:

Delegate Kramer


In the Senate - Hearing 3/29 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, 2017, and each year thereafter.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Kramer, Barkley, B. Barnes, Brooks, Cullison, Fraser-Hidalgo, Frush, Krimm, Luedtke, McComas, Waldstreicher, Hammen, Angel, Barron, Bromwell, Hayes, Hill, Kelly, Kipke, McDonough, McMillan, Miele, Morgan, Oaks, Pena-Melnyk, Rose, Saab, West, and K. Young
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Health and Government Operations  View Committee HearingEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Agriculture
Narrow Subject(s):Adoption
Agriculture, Department of
Animals -see also- Birds; Turtles
Higher Education -see also- Comm Colleges; Med Schools; etc.
Medical Research
Nonprofit Organizations
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Rules and Regulations
Telecommunications and Information Technology
Statutes:Article - Agriculture

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October 24, 2017 5:00 P.M.