The committee was called to order. A quorum was present. Representative A. Valdez, prime sponsor, presented House Bill 19-1092, concerning a prohibition on future ownership of an animal for persons convicted of animal cruelty. The committee heard testimony on the bill at its January 31 meeting. Representative Valdez explained the effect of amendment L.005 (Attachment A), a strike-below amendment. Representative Valdez responded to questions regarding the aggravated cruelty portion of the amendment.