Senate Bills 1261, 1301 and 1188

Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee

March 31, 2014
Rules Room

Off the Floor


Meeting Packet

Senate Bill 1261 (SMITH) – Amends the act of December 7, 1982 (P.L.784, No.225), known as the Dog Law, further providing for dogs used for law enforcement increasing penalties for torturing or killing a K-9 officer.

Senate Bill 1301 (VOGEL) – Amends Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statues, in powers of department and local authorities, further providing for promulgation of rules and regulations by department restoring exemptions for farm vehicles.

Senate Bill 1188 (VOGEL) – Amends the act of December 17, 1981 (P.L.435,No.135), known as the Race Horse Industry Reform Act, further providing for definitions; repealing provisions related to the state horse racing commission and state harness racing commission; and providing for racing oversight.

Amendment A06352 (VOGEL) – Amends bill, further provides for definitions, removes admission fees, authorizes daily assessment of penalties. Further technical changes.

Amendment A06412 (SCHWANK) – Amends bill, providing for transfer of department and commission personnel.

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