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House Bill 1238; Regular Session 2017-2018


Printer's No.(PN):
Short Title:
An Act amending Titles 3 (Agriculture), 18 (Crimes and Offenses), 22 (Detectives and Private Police), 34 (Game) and 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in race horse industry reform, further providing for licenses for horse race meetings and for occupational licenses for individuals; in riot, disorderly conduct and related offenses, repealing provisions relating to offense of cruelty to animals, live animals as prizes prohibited, police animals and assault with a biological agent on animal, fowl or honey bees and providing for offenses relating to cruelty to animals; in humane society police officers, further providing for definitions, for appointment by nonprofit corporations, for qualifications for appointment, for suspension, revocation, limitation and restriction of appointment and restoration of appointment, for powers and authority and jurisdiction, for search warrants and for costs; in hunting and furtaking, further providing for destruction of dogs declared public nuisances; in budget and finance, further providing for municipal corporation portion of fines, etc; and making editorial changes.
PN 1465
Referred to JUDICIARY, April 17, 2017
Reported as committed, April 19, 2017
First consideration, April 19, 2017
Laid on the table, April 19, 2017
Removed from table, April 19, 2017
PN 1565
Second consideration, with amendments, April 25, 2017
Re-committed to APPROPRIATIONS, April 25, 2017
(Remarks see House Journal Page 582-588), April 25, 2017
Re-reported as committed, April 26, 2017
Third consideration and final passage, April 26, 2017 (167-20)
(Remarks see House Journal Page 680-684), April 26, 2017
In the Senate
Referred to JUDICIARY, May 4, 2017
Reported as committed, June 13, 2017
First consideration, June 13, 2017
Second consideration, June 14, 2017
Re-referred to APPROPRIATIONS, June 14, 2017
Re-reported as committed, June 19, 2017
Third consideration and final passage, June 20, 2017 (49-0)
(Remarks see Senate Journal Page 695-696), June 20, 2017
Signed in House, June 21, 2017
Signed in Senate, June 21, 2017
Presented to the Governor, June 21, 2017
Approved by the Governor, June 28, 2017
Act No. 10 of 2017, June 28, 2017
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