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House Bill 2525; Regular Session 2007-2008


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Short Title:
An Act amending the act of December 7, 1982 (P.L.784, No.225), known as the Dog Law, further providing for definitions, for issuance of dog licenses, for applications for dog licenses, for license certificates, for kennels, for requirements for kennels, for out-of-State dealer license, for bills of sale, for revocation, suspension or refusal of kennel licenses, for transportation of dogs, for health certificates for importation, for inspections of premises and dogs and for additional duties of department; providing for refusal of entry and for the Canine Health Board; further providing for seizure and detention of dogs, for confinement of dogs, for dog bites, for registration, for certain requirements, for control of dangerous dogs, for public safety, for selling, bartering or trading dogs, for damages caused by coyotes, for burdens of proof, for enforcement and for violations; providing for exemption; further defining "releasing agency"; and making editorial changes.
PN 3766
PN 4068
Reported as amended, June 26, 2008
First consideration, June 26, 2008
Re-committed to RULES, June 26, 2008
Re-reported as committed, July 2, 2008
Re-committed to APPROPRIATIONS, July 2, 2008
Re-reported as committed, Sept. 15, 2008
PN 4322
Second consideration, with amendments, Sept. 15, 2008
(Remarks see House Journal Page 1953-1988), Sept. 15, 2008
Third consideration and final passage, Sept. 17, 2008 (181-17)
(Remarks see House Journal Page 2021-2022), Sept. 17, 2008
In the Senate
Referred to AGRICULTURE AND RURAL AFFAIRS, Sept. 18, 2008
Reported as committed, Sept. 23, 2008
First consideration, Sept. 23, 2008
Re-committed to AGRICULTURE AND RURAL AFFAIRS, Sept. 23, 2008
PN 4434
Re-reported as amended, Sept. 24, 2008
Second consideration, Sept. 24, 2008
Re-referred to APPROPRIATIONS, Sept. 24, 2008
PN 4524
Re-reported as amended, Oct. 7, 2008
Third consideration and final passage, Oct. 8, 2008 (49-1)
(Remarks see Senate Journal Page 2636-2637), Oct. 8, 2008
In the House
Referred to RULES, Oct. 8, 2008
Reported as committed, Oct. 8, 2008
House concurred in Senate amendments, Oct. 8, 2008 (183-7)
(Remarks see House Journal Page 2328-2331), Oct. 8, 2008
Signed in House, Oct. 8, 2008
Signed in Senate, Oct. 8, 2008
Presented to the Governor, Oct. 9, 2008
Approved by the Governor, Oct. 9, 2008
Act No. 119
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