Adopted by House 5-28-2009
SB501 HFAT Boggs and Webster 5-27
Altizer 3259

Delegates Boggs and Webster move to amend the bill by striking out the title and substituting therefor a new title, to read as follows:
Enr. Com. Sub. for Senate Bill No. 501--An Act
to amend and reenact §7-10-4 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended; to amend and reenact §19-20-8 of said code; and to amend and reenact §30-10A-4, §30-10A-6 and §30-10A-8 of said code, all relating to euthanizing animals; prohibiting the euthanizing of animals by use of a gas chamber and providing an exception thereto; requiring all persons or entities performing animal euthanasia to register with the Board of Veterinary Medicine; allowing animal euthanasia technicians to administer sedatives and tranquilizers; and directing the Board of Veterinary Medicine to promulgate emergency rules.