HB283 (2019) Detail

Relative to the age rabbits can be transferred.


CHAPTER 81

HB 283 - FINAL VERSION

 

7Mar2019... 0686h

2019 SESSION

19-0583

08/10

 

HOUSE BILL 283

 

AN ACT relative to the age rabbits can be transferred.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Danielson, Hills. 7

 

COMMITTEE: Environment and Agriculture

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill prohibits the transfer of rabbits younger than 8 weeks of age.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

7Mar2019... 0686h 19-0583

08/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT relative to the age rabbits can be transferred.

 

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

 

81:1  Sale of Rabbits.  Amend RSA 437:15 to read as follows:

437:15  Sale or Gift.  Rabbits younger than [4] 8 weeks of age shall not be sold or offered for sale; raffled; or offered or given as a prize, premium, or advertising device.

81:2  Conditions of Keeping and Display; Rabbits.  Amend RSA 437:16 to read as follows:

437:16  Conditions of Keeping and Display.  Stores, shops, vendors, and others offering chicks, ducklings, or goslings[, or rabbits] younger than 4 weeks of age for sale, raffle, or as a prize, premium, or advertising device, or displaying chicks, ducklings, or goslings[, or rabbits] to the public, shall provide and operate brooders or other heating devices that may be necessary to maintain the chicks, ducklings, or goslings[, or rabbits] in good health, and shall keep adequate food and water available to the birds [or animals] at all times.

81:3  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

 

Approved: June 18, 2019

Effective Date: August 17, 2019

Links

HB283 at GenCourtMobile
HB283 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 19, 2019 House Hearing
Feb. 26, 2019 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
March 7, 2019 House Floor Vote
March 26, 2019 Senate Hearing
May 15, 2019 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB283 Revision: 6368 Date: Dec. 3, 2019, 9:51 a.m.
HB283 Revision: 5973 Date: May 15, 2019, 1:56 p.m.
HB283 Revision: 5447 Date: March 7, 2019, 10:48 a.m.
HB283 Revision: 4522 Date: Dec. 28, 2018, 9:56 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 2, 2019 Introduced 01/02/2019 and referred to Environment and Agriculture HJ 2 P. 44
Feb. 19, 2019 Public Hearing: 02/19/2019 02:30 pm LOB 303
Feb. 26, 2019 Executive Session: 02/26/2019 01:30 pm LOB 303
March 7, 2019 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-0686h for 03/07/2019 (Vote 20-0; CC) HC 14 P. 4
Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-0686h (Vote 20-0; CC)
March 7, 2019 Amendment # 2019-0686h: AA VV 03/07/2019 HJ 8 P. 7
March 7, 2019 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2019-0686h: MA VV 03/07/2019 HJ 8 P. 7
March 14, 2019 Introduced 03/14/2019 and Referred to Energy and Natural Resources; SJ 9
March 26, 2019 Hearing: 03/26/2019, Room 103, SH, 09:30 am; SC 15
May 15, 2019 Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 05/15/2019; SC 22
May 15, 2019 Ought to Pass: MA, VV; OT3rdg; 05/15/2019; SJ 16
May 30, 2019 Enrolled (In recess 05/30/2019); SJ 19
May 23, 2019 Enrolled 05/23/2019 HJ 16 P. 51
June 18, 2019 Signed by Governor Sununu 06/18/2019; Chapter 81; Eff: 08/17/2019