2017 85TH SESSION OF TEXAS LEGISLATIVE ANIMAL RELATED BILLS THAT HAVE CURRENTLY BEEN FILED:
HB 162 - Relating to Conditions of community supervison for defendants convicted of certain criminal offenses involving animals.
HB 233 - Relating to the exception of certain information related to the humane disposition by a municipality or county of an animal from required disclosure under public information law.
HB 401 - Relating to civil or criminal liability for leaving certain animals unattended in or removing certain individuals or animals from a motor vehicle. (Dogs in Hot Cars)
HB 478 - Relating to civil liability for removing certain individuals or animals from a motor vehicle. (Dogs in Hot Cars)
HB 748 - Relating to certain costs associated with certain court proceedings for cruelly treated animals; authorizing fees and costs. (Seizure Bill)
HB 749 - Relating to a central database containing information about certain persons who have been convicted of or received a grant of deferred adjudication community supervision for certain offenses involving animal cruelty; creating a criminal offense. (Animal Cruelty Database)
HB 904 - Relating to the classification of exotic and nongame animas.
HB 996 - Relating to the regulation of business entities that provide assistance animals; providing a civil penalty.
HB 1087 - Relating to the creation of the offense of beastiality.
HB 1107 - Relating to county regulation of roadside vendors and solicitors.
HB 1156 - Relating to the unlawful restraint of a dog; creating an offense (Teathering bill)
HB 2390 - Relating to the medical treatment and care of animals by certain persons in animal shelters and releasing agencies.
SB 69 - Relating to civil or criminal liability for leaving certain animals unattended in or removing certain individuals or animals from a motor vehicle. (Dogs in Hot Cars) 1/24 - Read and referred to committee; Committee/Chair: State Affairs, Joan Huffman, Texas Senate SHB 380, Austin, TX 78701, 512-463-0380, Clerk: Addison Reagan.
SB 188 - Relating to civil or criminal liability for transporting in, confining in, or removing from a motor vehicle certain animals. (Dogs in Hot Cars) 1/25 - Read and referred to committee;
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