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SB677 SD1       (?)


Measure Title: RELATING TO ANIMAL CRUELTY.
Report Title: Cruelty to Animals; Dogs; Restraints; Tethers; Penalties
Description: Prohibits specified trolleys, pulleys, cables, or running lines designed to attach a dog to two stationary objects in a configuration that endangers the dog, including by depriving the dog of sustenance. Prohibits tethering or restraining a dog under the age of six months unless the dog is engaged in an activity supervised by its owner or an agent of its owner. Prohibits tethering or restraining a dog with a tow or log chain if the tow or log chain inhibits the free movement of the dog. Prohibits tethering or restraining a dog with a choke collar, pinch collar, or prong collar unless the dog is engaged in an activity supervised by its owner or an agent of its owner. Effective 10/1/2020. (SD1)
Companion:  HB633
Package: None
Current Referral: JDC
Introducer(s): IHARA, Inouye

Sort by Date Status Text
1/18/2019SIntroduced.
1/22/2019SPassed First Reading.
1/24/2019SReferred to JDC.
12/1/2019DCarried over to 2020 Regular Session.
2/3/2020SThe committee(s) on JDC has scheduled a public hearing on 02-07-20 10:00AM in conference room 016.
2/7/2020SThe committee(s) on JDC has scheduled a public hearing on 02-14-20 10:01AM in conference room 016.
2/14/2020SThe committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in JDC were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) K. Rhoads, J.Keohokalole, Gabbard, Kim; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Fevella.
2/27/2020SReported from JDC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 2929) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and placement on the calendar for Third Reading.

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SB677 SD1






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