Bill Status of HB4297 99th General Assembly
Short Description: HIGHER ED-RESEARCH DOGS/CATS
Rep. Margo McDermed - Christine Winger - Daniel J. Burke - David McSweeney, Ann M. Williams, Sara Feigenholtz, Sheri Jesiel and Michael P. McAuliffe
| 1/10/2017||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Research Dogs and Cats Adoption Act. Requires (i) an institution of higher education located in this State that receives public funds for scientific, educational, or research purposes or (ii) a facility that provides research in collaboration with an institution of higher education with the use of public funds and that confines dogs or cats for scientific, educational, or research purposes and plans on euthanizing the dog or cat for other than scientific, educational, or research purposes must first offer the dog or cat to an animal rescue organization. Provides exceptions. Sets forth provisions concerning an agreement with an animal rescue organization and immunity.