HB1238 (2018) Detail

(New Title) relative to animal cruelty involving an equine colt.


CHAPTER 170

HB 1238 - FINAL VERSION

 

6Mar2018... 0691h

10May2018... 1937-EBA

2018 SESSION

18-2189

08/04

 

HOUSE BILL 1238

 

AN ACT relative to animal cruelty involving an equine colt.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. W. Marsh, Carr. 8; Rep. DesMarais, Carr. 6; Rep. Irwin, Sull. 6; Rep. Nelson, Carr. 5; Rep. Massimilla, Graf. 1

 

COMMITTEE: Environment and Agriculture

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill includes possession or sale of equine colts under 90 days old as acts of animal cruelty.  

 

This bill also repeals several provisions relative to animal cruelty.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

6Mar2018... 0691h

10May2018... 1937-EBA 18-2189

08/04

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to animal cruelty involving an equine colt.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

170:1  Animal Cruelty; Colts Less than 90 Days Old.  Amend RSA 644:8, III(e)-(f) to read as follows:

(e)  Negligently abandons any animal previously in his or her possession or custody by causing such animal to be left without supervision or adequate provision for its care, sustenance, or shelter; [or]

(f)  Has in his or her possession an equine colt that is less than 90 days old that is not being nursed by its dam, unless the colt was born in this state, and its dam has died within this state before the colt became 90 days old;

(g)  Sells an equine colt that is less than 90 days old that is not being nursed by its dam; or

(h)  Otherwise negligently permits or causes any animal in his or her possession or custody to be subjected to cruelty, inhumane treatment, or unnecessary suffering of any kind.

170:2  Repeal.  The following are repealed:

I.  RSA 435:5, relative to colts less than 90 days old.

II.  RSA 105:14-18, relative to cruelty to animals.

170:3  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect January 1, 2019.

 

Approved: June 08, 2018

Effective Date: January 01, 2019

Links

HB1238 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 23, 2018 House Hearing
Feb. 20, 2018 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
March 6, 2018 House Floor Vote
April 10, 2018 Senate Hearing
May 2, 2018 Senate Floor Vote
May 3, 2018 Senate Floor Vote
May 3, 2018 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1238 Revision: 4081 Date: June 11, 2018, 11:04 a.m.
HB1238 Revision: 3787 Date: May 15, 2018, 3:04 p.m.
HB1238 Revision: 3150 Date: March 8, 2018, 10:20 a.m.
HB1238 Revision: 1812 Date: Nov. 7, 2017, 2:39 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2018 Introduced 01/03/2018 and referred to Environment and Agriculture HJ 1 P. 4
Jan. 23, 2018 Public Hearing: 01/23/2018 11:00 AM LOB 303
Feb. 20, 2018 Executive Session: 02/20/2018 LOB 303
Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2018-0691h (NT) (Vote 11-1; CC)
March 6, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2018-0691h (NT) for 03/06/2018 (Vote 11-1; CC) HC 9 P. 18
March 6, 2018 Amendment # 2018-0691h: AA VV 03/06/2018 HJ 6 P. 32
March 6, 2018 Ought to Pass with Amendment 0691h: MA VV 03/06/2018 HJ 6 P. 32
March 8, 2018 Introduced 03/08/2018 and Referred to Energy and Natural Resources; SJ 7
April 10, 2018 Hearing: 04/10/2018, Room 103, SH, 09:15 am; SC 16
May 2, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 05/02/2018; Vote 5-0; CC SC 19
May 2, 2018 Sen. Giuda Moved to Remove HB 1238 from the Consent Calendar; 05/02/2018; SJ 15
May 3, 2018 Special Order to 05/03/2018, Without Objection, MA; 05/02/2018
May 3, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 05/03/2018;
May 3, 2018 Ought to Pass: MA, VV; OT3rdg; 05/03/2018; SJ 16
May 10, 2018 Enrolled Bill Amendment # 2018-1937e Adopted, VV, (In recess of 05/10/2018); SJ 18
May 10, 2018 Enrolled Bill Amendment # 2018-1937e: AA VV 05/10/2018
May 10, 2018 Enrolled (In recess 05/10/2018); SJ 18
May 10, 2018 Enrolled 05/10/2018
June 8, 2018 Signed by Governor Sununu 06/08/2018; Chapter 170; Eff. 1/1/2019