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2018 Regular Session



Humane Adoption of Companion Animals Used in Research Act of 2018

Sponsored by:

Delegate Kramer


In the House - Hearing 3/13 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Requiring certain research facilities using dogs or cats for scientific research purposes to take certain steps to provide for the adoption of a certain dog or cat that is no longer needed for research purposes; authorizing certain research facilities to enter into certain agreements with animal rescue organizations for certain purposes; requiring certain research facilities to submit certain information to the Secretary of Agriculture beginning December 1, 2019, and each year thereafter; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Kramer, Adams, Afzali, Ali, Anderson, Anderton, Angel, Arentz, Atterbeary, Aumann, Barkley, B. Barnes, D. Barnes, Barve, Beidle, Branch, Bromwell, Brooks, Carey, Carozza, Carr, Chang, Ciliberti, Clippinger, Cullison, Davis, Dumais, Ebersole, Fennell, Fisher, Folden, Fraser-Hidalgo, Frick, Frush, Ghrist, Gilchrist, Glass, Glenn, Gutierrez, Hayes, Haynes, Hill, Hixson, S. Howard, Impallaria, Jackson, Jacobs, Jalisi, Jameson, Kaiser, Kelly, Kipke, Knotts, Krimm, J. Lewis, Lisanti, Long, Luedtke, Mautz, McComas, McConkey, McCray, McMillan, Metzgar, Miele, A. Miller, Moon, Morales, Morhaim, Mosby, Parrott, Patterson, Pena-Melnyk, Platt, Proctor, Queen, Robinson, Rose, Rosenberg, Saab, Sample-Hughes, Sanchez, Simonaire, Stein, Tarlau, Turner, Valderrama, Valentino-Smith, Vallario, Vogt, Waldstreicher, Walker, A. Washington, M. Washington, West, Wilkins, Wilson, and K. Young
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0675
Introduced in a prior session as: HB0528 Session: 2017 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Appropriations  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Agriculture
Public Health
Narrow Subject(s):Adoption - see also- Parents and Guardians
Agriculture, Department of
Animals -see also- Birds; Dogs
Animal Shelters
Contracts -see also- Land Installment Contracts; Procurement
Industry and Technology
Medical Research
Nonprofit Organizations
Statutes:Article - Agriculture

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March 14, 2018 4:57 P.M.