Bill Status of SB1882  103rd General Assembly


Short Description:  DOG & CAT TESTING RESTRICTIONS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Linda Holmes and Andrew S. Chesney

House Sponsors
(Rep. Anna Moeller - Dagmara Avelar - Lakesia Collins - Matt Hanson, Joyce Mason, Daniel Didech, Barbara Hernandez and Jenn Ladisch Douglass)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  6/7/2023SenateSent to the Governor

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Protection of Dogs and Cats from Unnecessary Testing Act. Prohibits a testing facility from conducting a canine or feline toxicological experiment in the State, except for certain specified purposes. Provides that the prohibition does not apply to testing or experimentation conducted for the purpose of developing, manufacturing, or marketing any product intended for beneficial use in dogs or cats. Provides that the Attorney General or a State's Attorney in the county in which a violation occurred may bring an action in the name of the People of the State to enforce the provisions of the Act. Contains a severability provision. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2023SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Linda Holmes
  2/9/2023SenateFirst Reading
  2/9/2023SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/21/2023SenateAssigned to Agriculture
  3/8/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Andrew S. Chesney
  3/9/2023SenateDo Pass Agriculture; 012-000-000
  3/9/2023SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 10, 2023
  3/10/2023SenateSecond Reading
  3/10/2023SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 21, 2023
  3/30/2023SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  3/31/2023HouseArrived in House
  3/31/2023HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Anna Moeller
  4/11/2023HouseFirst Reading
  4/11/2023HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/18/2023HouseAssigned to Agriculture & Conservation Committee
  4/20/2023HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
  4/25/2023HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dagmara Avelar
  4/25/2023HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Didech
  4/25/2023HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Hernandez
  4/25/2023HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Agriculture & Conservation Committee; 009-000-000
  4/26/2023HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/2/2023HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/2/2023HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/3/2023HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jenn Ladisch Douglass
  5/9/2023HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lakesia Collins
  5/9/2023HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Matt Hanson
  5/9/2023HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 102-007-000
  5/9/2023SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/7/2023SenateSent to the Governor