Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - March 7, 2017
REVISED March 7, 2017 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #67

Proposed House Bill 871 to Create an Animal Abuser Registration


Contact and/or Presenter Information
Commissioner Whitmore

Action Requested
Discussion of proposed House Bill 871 to create an Animal Abuser Registration.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

Background Discussion
  • House Bill 871 - Animal Abuser Registration - "Requires FDLE to post publicly accessible registry list on its website of persons convicted of specified animal abuse offenses after specified date; provides requirements for list; specifies time period for listing; provides for removal of listing if record of conviction is expunged or sealed; requires pet dealers to verify that potential purchasers are not on registry list before they sell or deliver animal; provides penalties."
  • This act is proposed to take effect on July 1, 2017.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records


Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Proposed HB 871.pdf