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SB 1248 - Requires Disclosure of Photographic Evidence of Animal Abuse - Key Vote

Tennessee Key Votes

Jack Johnson voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Requires Disclosure of Photographic Evidence of Animal Abuse

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (50-43) - (Key vote)

Title: Requires Disclosure of Photographic Evidence of Animal Abuse

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires disclosure of photographic evidence of animal abuse, effective July, 1, 2013

Highlights:
  • Requires an individual who records animal cruelty committed against livestock to do the following within 24 hours of the creation of the photo or recording (Sec. 1):
    • Report such a violation to law enforcement authorities; and
    • Submit any unedited photographs or video recordings to law enforcement authorities.
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (22-9) - (Key vote)

Title: Requires Disclosure of Photographic Evidence of Animal Abuse

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires disclosure of photographic evidence of animal abuse, effective July, 1, 2013

Highlights:
  • Requires an individual who records animal cruelty committed against livestock to do the following within 24 hours of the creation of the photo or recording (Sec. 1):
    • Report such a violation to law enforcement authorities; and
    • Submit any unedited photographs or video recordings to law enforcement authorities.
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Requires Disclosure of Photographic Evidence of Animal Abuse

Sponsors

  • Dolores Gresham (TN - R) (Out Of Office)
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