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SB2985 SD1 HD1       (?)


Measure Title: RELATING TO VETERINARIANS.
Report Title: Veterinarians; Good Samaritan Protection; Report; Veterinarian-client-patient Relationship; Dog Fighting; Animal Abuse; Civil Liability Immunity
Description: Provides veterinarians who provide emergency care to an animal immunity from civil liability in the absence of gross negligence. Provides veterinarians who render emergency treatment when there is no veterinarian-client-patient relationship, immunity from civil liability in the absence of gross negligence. Requires veterinarians to report to law enforcement events of animal injury, death, or abuse where there is reasonable cause to believe that it relates to dog fighting or animal abuse and gives veterinarians immunity from civil liability for making the reports. Effective 7/31/2150. (HD1)
Companion:  HB2528
Package: None
Current Referral: AGR, JUD, FIN
Introducer(s): BAKER, WAKAI, S. Chang, Fevella, Harimoto, Kim, Moriwaki, Nishihara, Taniguchi

Sort by Date Status Text
1/23/2020SIntroduced.
1/23/2020SPassed First Reading.
1/27/2020SReferred 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. 2845) 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 02-25-20 12:15PM in conference room 016.
2/25/2020SThe 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.
2/28/2020SReported from JDC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 3265) with recommendation of passage on Third Reading.
2/28/2020SOne Day Notice 03-03-20.
3/3/2020SReport adopted; Passed Third Reading. Ayes, 25; Aye(s) with reservations: none . Noes, 0 (none). Excused, 0 (none). Transmitted to House.
3/3/2020HReceived from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 449) in amended form (SD 1).
3/5/2020HPass First Reading
3/9/2020HReferred to AGR, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 36
3/9/2020HBill scheduled to be heard by AGR on Wednesday, 03-11-20 9:00AM in House conference room 312.
3/11/2020HThe committees on AGR recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 6 Ayes: Representative(s) Creagan, DeCoite, Cabanilla Arakawa, Onishi, Perruso, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Cachola, Holt.
3/13/2020HReported from AGR (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1031-20) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to JUD.
3/13/2020HPassed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on JUD with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Gates, McDermott, Thielen excused (3).
3/13/2020HBill scheduled to be heard by JUD on Tuesday, 03-17-20 2:05PM in House conference room 325.
3/16/2020HThis measure has been deleted from the meeting scheduled on Tuesday 03-17-20 2:05PM in conference room 325.

S = Senate | H = House | D = Data Systems | $ = Appropriation measure | ConAm = Constitutional Amendment

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SB2985 SD1 HD1






CommRoomDate/TimeNotice 
CPH 229 2/13/2020 9:30 AM View
JDC 016 2/25/2020 12:15 PM View
AGR 312 3/11/2020 9:00 AM View