30th Legislature, 2019
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SB2512 SD1       (?)


Measure Title: RELATING TO VETERINARY MEDICINE.
Report Title: Veterinary Medicine; Criminal Penalties
Description: Prohibits the owner of an animal, and the owner's employees, from performing any surgical procedure, including but not limited to surgical birth, ear cropping, tail docking, or debarking on the animal without being licensed as a veterinarian. Makes intentionally or knowingly performing any surgical procedure on a pet animal by any person not licensed as a veterinarian guilty of a class C felony. Specifies that accepted veterinary practices and cropping or docking as customarily practiced, shall not be considered cruelty to animals in the first degree if performed by a licensed veterinarian. (SD1)
Companion:
Package: None
Current Referral: CPH, JDC
Introducer(s): NISHIHARA, KIDANI, Baker, Ihara, Moriwaki, Shimabukuro, L. Thielen, Wakai

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1/17/2020SIntroduced.
1/21/2020SPassed First Reading.
1/23/2020SReferred to CPH, JDC.
2/10/2020SThe committee(s) on CPH has scheduled a public hearing on 02-13-20 9:30AM in conference room 229.
2/13/2020SThe committee(s) on CPH recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in CPH were as follows: 6 Aye(s): Senator(s) Baker, S. Chang, Nishihara, Ruderman, L. Thielen, Wakai; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Fevella.
2/14/2020SReported from CPH (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 2846) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to JDC.
2/14/2020SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to JDC.
2/21/2020SThe committee(s) on JDC will hold a public decision making on 02-24-20 12:15PM in conference room 016.
2/24/2020SThe committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in JDC were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) K. Rhoads, J.Keohokalole, Kim, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Gabbard.

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SB2512 SD1






CommRoomDate/TimeNotice 
CPH 229 2/13/2020 9:30 AM View
JDC 016 2/24/2020 12:15 PM View