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Senate Bill 746; Regular Session 2023-2024


Printer's No.(PN):
Short Title:
An Act amending the act of December 7, 1982 (P.L.784, No.225), known as the Dog Law, in short title and definitions, further providing for definitions; in licenses, tags and kennels, further providing for issuance of dog licenses, compensation, proof required, deposit of funds, records, license sales, rules and regulations, failure to comply, unlawful acts and penalty, for applications for dog licenses, fees and penalties, for kennels, for requirements for kennels, for revocation or refusal of kennel licenses, for dogs temporarily in the Commonwealth and for health certificates for importation; in offenses of dogs, further providing for dog bites and detentions and isolation of dogs; in dangerous dogs, further providing for court proceedings, certificate of registration and disposition, for requirements, for public safety and penalties and for construction of article; in injury to dogs, further providing for selling, bartering or trading dogs; in enforcement and penalties, further providing for enforcement of this act by the secretary and provisions for inspections and for enforcement and penalties; in sterilization of dogs and cats, further providing for definitions; and imposing penalties.
PN 0792
PN 0835
Reported as amended, June 6, 2023
First consideration, June 6, 2023
Second consideration, June 7, 2023
Re-referred to APPROPRIATIONS, June 7, 2023
Re-reported as committed, June 19, 2023
PN 0915
Amended on third consideration, June 19, 2023 (47-3)
(Remarks see Senate Journal Page 563), June 19, 2023
Third consideration and final passage, June 20, 2023 (43-7)
(Remarks see Senate Journal Page 576), June 20, 2023
In the House
Referred to AGRICULTURE AND RURAL AFFAIRS, June 21, 2023
Reported as committed, June 22, 2023
First consideration, June 22, 2023
Laid on the table, June 22, 2023
Removed from table, June 26, 2023
Second consideration, June 27, 2023
Re-referred to APPROPRIATIONS, June 27, 2023
(Remarks see House Journal Page 902-908), June 27, 2023
Re-reported as committed, Oct. 18, 2023
Third consideration and final passage, Oct. 18, 2023 (143-60)
Signed in Senate, Oct. 23, 2023
Signed in House, Oct. 23, 2023
Presented to the Governor, Oct. 23, 2023
Approved by the Governor, Oct. 23, 2023
Act No. 18 of 2023, Oct. 23, 2023
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