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Title
Bull Hooks / Handling of Elephants
Date Received / Introduced
02/03/2012
Last Changed Date
05/14/2014
Expiration Date
04/11/2016
Reference Numbers
City Attorney Reports: R13-0322; R14-0211
Ordinance 183060
Mover
PAUL KORETZ
Second
TOM LABONGE
File Activities
Date Activity  
05/14/2014 Council Action. Click to view online docs
05/12/2014 Mayor transmitted file to City Clerk. Ordinance effective date: June 23, 2014. Click to view online docs
05/02/2014 City Clerk transmitted file to Mayor. Last day for Mayor to act is May 12, 2014.
04/30/2014 Council adopted item forthwith. Click to view online docs
04/11/2014 City Clerk scheduled item for Council on April 30, 2014 . Click to view online docs
04/08/2014 Personnel and Animal Welfare Committee approved item(s) . Click to view online docs
04/08/2014 City Attorney document(s) referred to Personnel and Animal Welfare Committee. Click to view online docs
04/08/2014 Document(s) submitted by City Attorney, as follows:

City Attorney report R14-0211, dated April 8, 2014, relative to a revised draft ordinance adding Section 53.74 to the Municipal Code to ban the use of bullhooks or other tools designed to inflict pain for training or controlling elephants.
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04/04/2014 Personnel and Animal Welfare Committee scheduled item for committee meeting on April 8, 2014. Click to view online docs
01/21/2014 Personnel and Animal Welfare Committee continued item to/for a date to be determined. Click to view online docs
01/17/2014 Personnel and Animal Welfare Committee scheduled item for committee meeting on January 21, 2014. Click to view online docs
11/19/2013 Personnel and Animal Welfare Committee continued item to/for a date to be determined. Click to view online docs
11/15/2013 Personnel and Animal Welfare Committee scheduled item for committee meeting on November 19, 2013. Click to view online docs
11/08/2013 City Attorney document(s) referred to Personnel and Animal Welfare Committee. Click to view online docs
11/07/2013 Document(s) submitted by City Attorney, as follows:

City Attorney report R13-0322, dated November 7, 2013, relative to a draft ordinance adding Section 53.74 to the Municipal Code to ban the use of bullhooks or other tools designed to inflict pain to control or train elephants.
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10/28/2013 Council Action. Click to view online docs
10/23/2013 Council adopted item as amended, subject to reconsideration, pursuant to Council Rule 51. Click to view online docs
10/17/2013 City Clerk scheduled item for Council on October 23, 2013 . Click to view online docs
11/20/2012 Personnel and Animal Welfare Committee approved item(s) recommendations 1, 3, and 4 contained in the report from the Department of Animal Services dated November 1, 2012 . Click to view online docs
11/16/2012 Personnel and Animal Welfare Committee scheduled item for committee meeting on November 20, 2012. Click to view online docs
11/16/2012 Board of Animal Services document(s) referred to Personnel and Animal Welfare Committee. Click to view online docs
11/15/2012 Document(s) submitted by Mayor, as follows:

Board of Animal Services Commissioners report, dated November 1, 2012, relative to the use of exotic and wild animals, and/or elephants, in performances by traveling shows within the City of Los Angeles.
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10/02/2012 Personnel and Animal Welfare Committee continued item to/for future date. The Board of Animal Services Commissioners was requested to make recommendations on the feasibility of: (1) banning the use of elephants (2) banning the use of all wild animals at circuses or exhibitions held in the City of Los Angeles. Click to view online docs
09/27/2012 Personnel and Animal Welfare Committee scheduled item for committee meeting on October 2, 2012. Click to view online docs
06/05/2012 Personnel and Animal Welfare Committee continued item to/for a date to be determined. Click to view online docs
06/01/2012 Personnel and Animal Welfare Committee scheduled item for committee meeting on June 5, 2012. Click to view online docs
05/25/2012 Department of Animal Services document(s) referred to Personnel and Animal Welfare Committee. Click to view online docs
05/24/2012 Document(s) submitted by Mayor, as follows:

Department of Animal Services report, dated May 11, 2012, relative to the use of bullhooks in the City of Los Angeles.
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02/03/2012 Motion referred to Personnel and Animal Welfare Committee. Click to view online docs
Council Action 04/30/2014
Council Action 10/23/2013
Motion 02/03/2012

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Meeting Date: 04/30/2014
Meeting Type: Regular
Vote Action: Adopted
Vote Given: (11 - 0 - 4)
Member Name CD Vote
BOB BLUMENFIELD 3 ABSENT
MIKE BONIN 11 YES
JOE BUSCAINO 15 YES
GILBERT A. CEDILLO 1 ABSENT
MITCHELL ENGLANDER 12 YES
FELIPE FUENTES 7 YES
JOSE HUIZAR 14 YES
PAUL KORETZ 5 ABSENT
PAUL KREKORIAN 2 ABSENT
TOM LABONGE 4 YES
NURY MARTINEZ 6 YES
MITCH O'FARRELL 13 YES
BERNARD C PARKS 8 YES
CURREN D. PRICE 9 YES
HERB WESSON 10 YES