Legislation Sponsored by Clay Pirkle (5)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 5/10/2019

HB 0191 InactiveBen Hill County; abolish office of elected county surveyor; provide appointment Clay Pirkle
5/1/2017 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
County Surveyor General County Government Local Legislation
HB 0585 InactiveOcilla-Irwin County Industrial Development Authority; provide for members, terms, vacancies and a quorum Clay Pirkle
5/4/2017 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Econ. Dev. & Transportation Economic Development Local Legislation
HB 0956 NeutralFood Animal Cruelty - Must Consult with Category II Veterinarian before Filing Charges Clay Pirkle
7/1/2018 Effective Date Agriculture and Consumer Affairs Agriculture and Consumer Affairs -
Animal Control General County Government Health and Human Services Public Safety and Courts Todd Edwards
Among other provisions governing veterinarian practices, this bill requires local law enforcement officers to consult with a licensed and accredited Category II veterinarian employed by a state agency prior to filing animal cruelty charges regarding animal husbandry of food animals.  The veterinarian will confirm whether or not the conduct is in accordance with customary and standard practice.  "Food animal" means any animal that is raised for the production of an edible product intended for human consumption.  Additionally, the bill requires veterinarians to disclose the rabies vaccination history of any animal 24 hours of receipt of a written request by the physician of any person bitten by such animal.   
HB 1022 NeutralCoffee County; Board of Education; revise provisions regarding filling of vacancies Clay Pirkle
5/8/2018 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Local Legislation
HB 1046 NeutralFitzgerald, City of; levy an excise tax Clay Pirkle
5/8/2018 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Economic Development Hotel Motel Tax Local Legislation Tourism
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