View Amendment Current Amendment: 1 to Bill 788 The Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee proposes the following Amendment No. 1 to S. 788 (COUNCIL\SWB\5338CM12):

Reference is to Printer's Date 4/11/12-S.

Amend the bill, as and if amended, by deleting SECTION 2 on pages 6 and 7 in its entirety and inserting:

/ Chapter 4, Title 47 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:

"Section 47-4-170.      Information prepared, owned, used, submitted to, in the possession of, or retained by the commission or the State Veterinarian related to the exercise of its official duties pursuant to this chapter, including, but not limited to, certificates of veterinary inspection, animal medical records, laboratory reports, or other records that may be used to identify a person or private business activities subject to regulation by the commission is confidential and exempt from disclosure pursuant to Chapter 4, Title 30 unless the State Veterinarian determines that disclosure is necessary to implement the programs contained in this chapter or the State Veterinarian determines that disclosure is necessary to prevent the spread of animal disease or to protect the public health. Information prepared, owned, used, submitted to, in the possession of, or retained by the commission or the State Veterinarian related to the exercise of its official duties pursuant to this chapter concerning the receipt and expenditure of public funds and summaries of agency activities are not subject to the exemption from Chapter 4, Title 30 provided in this section." /

Renumber sections to conform.
Amend title to conform.