HB 235

  • Delaware House Bill
  • 149th General Assembly (2017-2018)
  • Introduced in House Jun 09, 2018
  • Passed House Jun 07, 2018
  • Passed Senate Jun 26, 2018
  • Signed by Governor Oct 01, 2018

An Act To Amend Titles 11 And 16 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Sterilization, Life And Sustaining Care Of Cats.

Abstract

This bill encourages spaying, neutering, and vaccination in order to limit the number of unwanted cats and protect the public from rabies and other diseases carried by unvaccinated animals. The bill defines “free-roaming cats” and also “free-roaming cat caretakers,” who are one or more persons who may provide food, shelter, or medical treatment for free roaming cats without becoming an “owner” for legal purposes. These cats may be released back into the community with an “ear-tip” to mark them as a vaccinated and spayed/neutered. It also adds free-roaming cats to the list of qualifying factors for participation in the state low-cost spay/neuter fund.

Bill Sponsors (8)

Votes


Jun 07, 2018

Jun 26, 2018

Actions


Oct 01, 2018

Office of the Governor

Signed by Governor

Jun 26, 2018

Senate

Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES

Jun 20, 2018

Senate

Reported Out of Committee (Health, Children & Social Services) in Senate with 3 On Its Merits

  • Committee-Passage
Health, Children & Social Services

Jun 09, 2018

Senate

Assigned to Health, Children & Social Services Committee in Senate

  • Introduction
  • Referral-Committee
Health, Children & Social Services

Jun 07, 2018

House

Passed By House. Votes: 40 YES 1 NO

House

Amendment HA 1 to HB 235 - Passed In House by Voice Vote

Jun 05, 2018

House

Amendment HA 1 to HB 235 - Introduced and Placed With Bill

May 09, 2018

House

Reported Out of Committee (Health & Human Development) in House with 12 On Its Merits

  • Committee-Passage
Health & Human Development

Jun 15, 2017

House

Introduced and Assigned to Health & Human Development Committee in House

  • Introduction
  • Referral-Committee
Health & Human Development

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