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2007 Oregon SB 694. Confinement of Calf or Pig

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Citation: 2007 Oregon SB 694



Date Introduced: 02/28/2007

Date of Last Action: 07/12/2007 (codified)

Last Checked by Web Center Staff: 07/2011



Summary:   This 2007 Oregon bill applies to the confinement of calves and pigs. This proposed law prohibits confining calves or pigs in a way that prevents them from lying down and fully extending their limbs or from turning around freely.


Bill in Full:
        74th OREGON LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY--2007 Regular Session                              Enrolled                          Senate Bill 694 Sponsored by COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY                       CHAPTER ................                               AN ACT  Relating to confinement of animals. Be It Enacted by the People of the State of Oregon:   SECTION 1.  { + (1) As used in this section:  (a) 'Pig' means a porcine animal of a type maintained as livestock.
  (b) 'Turning around freely' means having the ability to turn in a complete circle in an enclosure without an impediment,including a tether, and without touching any side of the enclosure.
  (2) A person commits the offense of restrictive confinement of a pregnant pig if the person confines a pregnant pig for morethan 12 hours during any 24-hour period in a manner that prevents the pregnant pig from:
  (a) Lying down and fully extending its limbs; or 
  (b) Turning around freely.
  (3) Subsection (2) of this section does not apply to a pregnant pig:
  (a) That is being transported;
  (b) In a rodeo exhibition, a state or county fair exhibition or a similar exhibition;
  (c) During the slaughtering process;
  (d) During lawful scientific or agricultural research;
  (e) During an examination, operation or test by a veterinarian or during temporary treatment for veterinary purposes; or
  (f) In the seven-day period before the pig farrows.
  (4) The offense of restrictive confinement of a pregnant pig is a Class A violation. + }
  SECTION 2.  { + Section 1 of this 2007 Act applies to confinement of a pregnant pig that occurs on or after January 1,2012. + }                         ----------     Enrolled Senate Bill 694 (SB 694-B)                        Page 1     Passed by Senate April 26, 2007 Repassed by Senate June 14, 2007        ...........................................................                                              Secretary of Senate       ...........................................................                                              President of Senate Passed by House June 11, 2007        ...........................................................                                                 Speaker of House      Enrolled Senate Bill 694 (SB 694-B)                        Page 2     Received by Governor: ......M.,............., 2007 Approved: ......M.,............., 2007        ...........................................................                                                         Governor Filed in Office of Secretary of State: ......M.,............., 2007        ...........................................................                                               Secretary of State      Enrolled Senate Bill 694 (SB 694-B)                        Page 3


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