Introduced by Rep. Harvey Santana (D) on October 8, 2013 To authorize animal shelters to access the government “internet criminal history access tool” (ICHAT) for purposes of performing the background check House Bill 5061 would mandate that they do on an individual who wants to adopt an animal. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Criminal Justice Committee on October 8, 2013
Reported in the House on January 22, 2014 With the recommendation that the bill be referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on January 22, 2014
Reported in the House on February 6, 2014 With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. Harvey Santana (D) on June 11, 2014 To remove a provision requiring enactment of two related bills, House Bills 4534 and 5061, for this bill to become law.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on June 11, 2014