PIJAC

2019-2020 Legislative Overview - Indiana

Final Disposition of Priority Legislation:

 

2020 SESSION (ADJOURNED ON 3/13/2020)

 

BILL #

SUMMARY

FINAL DISPOSITION

HB 1268

Amends Title 5 (State & Local Administration), Article 2 (Law Enforcement) of Indiana Code by adding a new Section 24 to establish an animal abuse registry.

DIED IN COMMITTEE

SB 185

Amends Title 15 (Agriculture & Animals) of Indiana Code by adding a new Article 22 (Sale of Companion Animals) to provide remedies for a person who purchases a companion animal that was unfit for sale or that was the subject of misrepresentations concerning the animal's age or medical history.

DIED IN COMMITTEE

 

2019 SESSION (ADJOURNED ON 4/24/2019)

 

BILL #

SUMMARY

FINAL DISPOSITION

HB 1576

Amends Title 5 (State & Local Administration), Article 2 (Law Enforcement) of Indiana Code by adding a new Section 23 to establish an animal abuse registry.

DIED IN COMMITTEE

HB 1602

Amends Title 11 (Corrections), Article 13 (Probation & Parole), Chapter 3 (Parole & Discharge of Criminal Offenders), Section 4 (Parole Conditions) of Indiana Code to establish as a mandatory condition of probation and parole that a person convicted of an animal abuse offense may not own, harbor, or train a companion animal.

DIED IN COMMITTEE

SB 432

Amends Title 5 (State & Local Administration), Article 2 (Law Enforcement) of Indiana Code by adding a new Section 23 to establish an animal abuse registry.

DIED IN COMMITTEE

SB 474

Amends Title 11 (Corrections), Article 13 (Probation & Parole), Chapter 3 (Parole & Discharge of Criminal Offenders), Section 4 (Parole Conditions) of Indiana Code to establish as a mandatory condition of probation and parole that a person convicted of an animal abuse offense may not own, harbor, or train a companion animal.

ENACTED

SB 475

Amends Title 24 (Trade Regulation), Article 7 (Rental Purchase Agreements), Chapter 1 (Application), Section 5 (Agreements Involving Titled Property Prohibited) of Indiana Code to include rental purchase agreements involving animals.

DIED IN COMMITTEE

SB 489

Amends Title 15 (Agriculture), Article 17 (Animal Health & Animal Health Products) of Indiana Code by adding a new Section 22 (Exclusive Authority of Board of Animal Health) to further define the authority of the Indiana Board of Animal Health.

DIED IN COMMITTEE

SB 505

Amends Title 5 (State & Local Administration), Article 2 (Law Enforcement) of Indiana Code by adding a new Section 23 to establish an animal abuse registry.

DIED IN COMMITTEE

SB 533

Amends Title 15 (Agriculture and Animals), Article 17 (Animal Health and Animal Products) of Indiana Code by adding a new Chapter 21 (Importation of Domestic Animals from Abroad) to provide that any person who transfers a domestic dog or cat from a foreign country into Indiana shall provide the recipient of the domestic dog or cat with a copy of the domestic dog's or cat's certificate of veterinary inspection or official health certificate.

ENACTED

ORD NO. 08-12-19-A

Ordinance No. 08-12-19-A amends Title 15 (Agriculture & Animals) of the Hamilton County, IN Code of Ordinances to further provide for the control, treatment and care of animals by certain animal suppliers in the county.

ADOPTED

 

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