Introduced by Rep. Rick Jones (R) on April 13, 2010 To require “class B” dealers of live animals to use only injections of a commercially prepared solution for euthanizing a dog or cat. (The Humane Society describes a “class B” dealer as one licensed by the federal Department of Agriculture “whose business includes the purchase and/or resale of any animal . . . In contrast, Class A dealers can only sell animals that they have bred themselves”. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Agriculture Committee on April 13, 2010
Reported in the House on July 1, 2010 With the recommendation that the substitute (H-4) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on September 22, 2010 To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance as previously described.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on September 22, 2010
Substitute offered by Rep. Kevin Daley (R) on September 22, 2010 To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises various details, but does not change its substance. This version was subsequently superseded by another substitute with more changes.
The substitute failed by voice vote in the House on September 22, 2010