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House Agriculture, Natural Resource and Environmental Affairs Agriculture Subcommittee
S841 – Requires a misdemeanor charge for a person who is guilty of cruelly tethering a dog – adjourned debate
Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires a misdemeanor charge for a person who is guilty of cruelly tethering a dog with punishment by imprisonment not exceeding 90 days or by a fine of not less than $100 or more than $1000.

Senate Fish, Game and Forestry Subcommittee
H4976 – Allows a sheriff or local jurisdiction to enforce laws concerning abandonment of watercraft and outboard motors in certain circumstances – favorable report
Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows a sheriff or local jurisdiction to enforce laws concerning abandonment of watercraft and outboard motors in certain circumstances.

House Judiciary Constitutional Laws Subcommittee
H4796 – Provides for the procurement of lowest-cost energy from independent power producers – favorable report
Summary of the bill as introduced: Provides for the procurement of lowest-cost energy from independent power producers.

House Judiciary Special Laws Subcommittee
S918 – Makes changes to the current law regarding prescription reports – favorable report as amended. The amendment strikes the electronic subscription requirement, changes the five day prescription limit to seven days and creates prescription report cards for the benefit of prescribing doctors.
Summary of the bill as introduced: Makes changes to current law regarding schedule II and schedule III controlled substance prescriptions.