Bill Status of SB2999 96th General Assembly
Short Description: ANIMALS-EUTHANASIA
Sen. John O. Jones
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Humane Care for Animals Act. Provides that companion animal euthanasia chambers must allow for the separation of animals. Removes a provision requiring only one companion animal to be euthanized at a time. Requires veterinarians to use professional judgment when deciding whether or not a procedure shall involve the euthanasia of a single animal or multiple animals, taking into consideration the safety of facility staff and the most humane practices. Effective immediately.