after the owner or other person responsible for the animal becomes aware
that the animal is dead
The motion to amend passed unanimously with Rep. Edwards, Rep. Nelson, and Rep. Wilcox
absent for the vote.
Spoke to the bill: Sterling Brown, Utah Farm Bureau
Spoke against the bill: Wyatt Frampton, citizen
MOTION: Rep. Brown moved to pass the bill out favorably as amended.
SUBSTITUTE MOTION: Rep. Duckworth moved to amend the bill as follows:
1, Lines 13 through 15
. requires a study of, and report on, the disposal of dead domestic horses;
. establishes a repeal date
1, Lines 23 through 25
, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2012, Chapter 369
, Utah Code Annotated 1953
2, Line 42 through Page 3, Line 65
is enacted to read:
4-31-120. Study -- Disposal of dead horses.
The College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences at Utah State University shall:
(1) conduct a study of the disposal of dead domestic horses, including:
(a) whether domestic horse owners in the state have difficulty disposing of their
(b) an estimate of:
(i) the total number of live domestic horses in the state;
(ii) the current number of live domestic horses that owners need to dispose of
(iii) the projected number of domestic horses that will annually need to be
in the state;
(c) the options for disposal in the state and how those options differ in different
(d) the potential economic cost and benefit of establishing dead horse
disposal facilities in the state; and
(e) the potential environmental impact of disposal on water quality and ways to
mitigate that impact; and
(2) report the findings of the study required under Subsection (1), along with
recommended legislation, to the Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Environment
Committee by November 30, 2015.
is amended to read:
63I-2-204. Repeal dates -- Title 4.
is repealed November 30, 2015.