Use of the Gas Chamber as a Method of Euthanasia in Shelters

THLN BILL: SB 360 - Relating to methods used by an animal shelter to euthanize a dog or cat ("The Gassing Bill"). This bill prohibited the use of the gas chamber as a method of euthanasia in shelters, requiring euthanasia by injection on shelter dogs and cats. THIS BILL PASSED BOTH THE HOUSE AND SENATE AND WAS SIGNED BY THE GOVERNOR ON MAY 10, 2013. The law became effective immediately, but the law itself provides shelters time to come into compliance, no later than January 1, 2014.