SB 1084: Emotional Support Animals

GENERAL BILL by Senator Manny Diaz

Companion Bill : HB 209

Emotional Support Animals; Defining the terms “emotional support animal” and “housing provider”; prohibiting discrimination in housing provided to a person with a disability or a disability-related need for an emotional support animal; prohibiting a health care practitioner from providing information regarding a person’s need for an emotional support animal without having personal knowledge of that person’s need for the animal; prohibiting the falsification of information or other fraudulent misrepresentation regarding the use of an emotional support animal, etc.

 

Effective Date:  07/01/2020

Last Action:     3/10/2020 Senate - Ordered enrolled -SJ 657

 
12/2/2019 Senate • Filed
 
12/13/2019 Senate • Referred to Agriculture; Innovation, Industry, and Technology; Rules -SJ 80
 
1/9/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Agriculture, 01/14/20, 2:30 pm, 301 Senate Building
 
1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 80
• Favorable by Agriculture; YEAS 4 NAYS 1 -SJ 154
 
1/15/2020 Senate • Now in Innovation, Industry, and Technology
 
1/29/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Innovation, Industry, and Technology, 02/03/20, 1:30 pm, 110 Senate Building --Not Considered
 
2/5/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Innovation, Industry, and Technology, 02/10/20, 1:30 pm, 110 Senate Building
 
2/10/2020 Senate • Favorable by Innovation, Industry, and Technology; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 268
• Now in Rules
 
2/14/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 02/19/20, 10:00 am, 110 Senate Building
 
2/19/2020 Senate • Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -SJ 325
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
 
2/20/2020 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/26/20 -SJ 346
 
2/26/2020 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 342
• Amendment(s) adopted (258916) -SJ 346
• Ordered engrossed -SJ 346
• Placed on 3rd reading
 
3/3/2020 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 373
• Passed as amended; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 373
 
3/3/2020 House • In Messages
 
3/6/2020 House • Referred to Calendar -HJ 812
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/09/20
• Received -HJ 812
 
3/9/2020 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 990
• Placed on 3rd reading
 
3/10/2020 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 1025
• Passed; YEAS 116 NAYS 0 -HJ 1026
 
3/10/2020 Senate • Ordered enrolled -SJ 657


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