SB 159
Modifies provisions relating to working animals
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LR Number:
0862S.01I
Last Action:
2/22/2021 - Voted Do Pass S Agriculture, Food Production and Outdoor Resources Committee
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Effective Date:
August 28, 2021

Current Bill Summary

SB 159 - Under this act, no law, ordinance, or rule shall be enacted by any political subdivision of the state that terminates, bans, or effectively bans, by creating undue financial hardship, the job or use of working animals or an enterprise employing working animals.

Nothing in the act shall prevent the establishment of or alter the laws, ordinances, or rules of a political subdivision regarding animal care, public health, or public safety; unless such law, ordinance, or rule is in violation of the act, in which case, the act shall supersede such law, ordinance, or rule.

This act is identical to the perfected HCS/HB 1752 (2020) and SB 979 (2020), and is similar to SB 416 (2019), SCS/HB 559 (2019), and HB 1021 (2019).

JAMIE ANDREWS

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No Amendments Found.