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2012 Regular Session


File Code: Criminal Law - Procedure Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 484
Sponsored By:
Senators Zirkin, Astle, Jacobs, Madaleno, Manno, Mathias, Montgomery, Robey, Shank, Stone, Young, Brochin, Forehand, Ramirez, and Raskin
Criminal Law - Animal Cruelty - Payment of Costs


Authorizing a court to order a defendant convicted of a specified charge of animal cruelty, as a condition of sentencing, to pay, in addition to any other fines and costs, all reasonable costs incurred in removing, housing, treating, or euthanizing an animal confiscated from the defendant.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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Senate Action
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
Hearing 2/8 at 1:00 p.m.

Favorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
Favorable with Amendments {528173/1 Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 4/3 at 1:00 p.m.

Sponsored by:

Senator Bobby A. Zirkin, District 11
Senator John C. Astle, District 30
Senator James Brochin, District 42
Senator Jennie M. Forehand, District 17
Senator Nancy Jacobs, District 34
Senator Richard S. Madaleno, Jr., District 18
Senator Roger P. Manno, District 19
Senator James N. Mathias, Jr., District 38
Senator Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Senator Victor R. Ramirez, District 47
Senator Jamie Raskin, District 20
Senator James N. Robey, District 13
Senator Christopher B. Shank, District 2
Senator Norman R. Stone, Jr., District 6
Senator Ronald N. Young, District 3

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Animals -see also- Birds; Turtles
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Criminal Law
( 10-604 , 10-606 , 10-607 , 10-608 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Number: 528173/01     Offered on: February 28, 2012   at: 10:44 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Committee Votes :
Judicial Proceedings
Roll Call Vote (Legislative date is shown):
March 1, 2012: Third Reading Passed (47-0)
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