Bill Status of HB5603 98th General Assembly
Short Description: ANIMALS-NATURAL DISASTERS
Rep. Keith P. Sommer
| 12/3/2014||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Animal Control Act. Provides that a County Animal Control that is located in a county that has been declared a disaster area under the Disaster Relief Act due to a natural disaster, or in a county which a part of the county has been declared a disaster area under the Disaster Relief Act due to a natural disaster, shall retain impounded animals for a minimum of 3 days beyond its normal retention time before the County Animal Control may proceed with the adoption, transfer, or euthanasia of the impounded animal. Provides that a County Animal Control shall keep a detailed list of the impounded animals that were transferred to another facility for a minimum of one month after the disaster. Provides that facilities receiving transferred animals shall retain the impounded animals for an additional 3 days beyond its normal retention time. Effective immediately.