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S*0105 (Rat #0063) General Bill, By Campbell, Sheheen, Verdin and Rankin
    AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 47-1-225 SO AS TO REQUIRE THAT MAGISTRATES AND MUNICIPAL COURT JUDGES RECEIVE AT LEAST TWO HOURS OF INSTRUCTIONS ON ISSUES CONCERNING ANIMAL CRUELTY EVERY FOUR YEARS; TO AMEND SECTION 47-3-10, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS APPLICABLE TO DOMESTIC PETS, SO AS TO DEFINE THE TERM "LITTER"; TO AMEND SECTION 47-3-60, RELATING TO THE DISPOSITION OF IMPOUNDED ANIMALS, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE AN ANIMAL SHELTER TO TURN OVER A LITTER OF UNIDENTIFIABLE DOGS OR CATS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; BY ADDING SECTION 47-1-145 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE CUSTODY AND CARE OF AN ANIMAL AFTER THE ARREST OF THE ANIMAL'S OWNER FOR CHARGES RELATED TO ANIMAL CRUELTY; TO AMEND SECTION 56-3-9600, RELATING TO THE SPECIAL FUND TO SUPPORT LOCAL ANIMAL SPAYING AND NEUTERING PROGRAMS, SO AS TO ESTABLISH CERTAIN PROCEDURES FOR THE AWARD OF GRANTS TO SPAYING AND NEUTERING PROGRAMS; TO AMEND SECTION 40-69-30, RELATING TO A LICENSE TO PRACTICE VETERINARY MEDICINE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A VETERINARIAN LICENSED IN ANOTHER JURISDICTION MAY OBTAIN AN EMERGENCY LIMITED LICENSE DURING AN EMERGENCY OR NATURAL DISASTER; TO AMEND SECTIONS 47-3-470, 47-3-480, AND 47-3-490, ALL RELATING TO THE STERILIZATION OF DOGS AND CATS, SO AS TO REMOVE REFERENCES TO "ANIMAL REFUGE" AND REPLACE IT WITH "RESCUE ORGANIZATION". - ratified title
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12/12/18Senate Prefiled
12/12/18Senate Referred to Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources
01/08/19Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 88)
01/08/19Senate Referred to Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources (Senate Journal-page 88)
01/29/19Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Agriculture and Natural Resources (Senate Journal-page 12)
01/30/19 Scrivener's error corrected
02/28/19Senate Committee Amendment Adopted (Senate Journal-page 18)
02/28/19Senate Amended (Senate Journal-page 18)
03/07/19Senate Amended (Senate Journal-page 18)
03/27/19Senate Amended (Senate Journal-page 43)
03/27/19Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 43)
03/27/19Senate Roll call Ayes-38 Nays-1 (Senate Journal-page 43)
03/28/19Senate Read third time and sent to House (Senate Journal-page 11)
03/28/19 Scrivener's error corrected
04/02/19House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 2)
04/02/19House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 2)
05/02/19House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary (House Journal-page 14)
05/08/19House Amended (House Journal-page 127)
05/08/19House Read second time (House Journal-page 127)
05/08/19House Roll call Yeas-101 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 129)
05/09/19House Read third time and returned to Senate with amendments (House Journal-page 130)
05/09/19Senate Concurred in House amendment and enrolled (Senate Journal-page 104)
05/13/19 Ratified R 63
05/16/19 Signed By Governor



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