IN HB1142 | 2021 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 7 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-01-07 - First reading: referred to Committee on Commerce, Small Business and Economic Development
Pending: House Commerce, Small Business and Economic Development Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Retail sale of dogs and cats. Prohibits a retail pet store from selling or offering to sell a dog or cat unless the dog or cat is obtained from an animal shelter, a humane society, an animal rescue operation, an animal control agency, or a governmental entity operating an animal shelter or other animal impounding facility. Requires that a retail pet store maintain certain records for not less than one year after the dog or cat is sold, adopted, or given away. Provides that a retail pet store must post the name and business address of the person or organization from which the dog or cat was obtained on the dog or cat's cage. Makes it a Class C infraction if a retail pet store violates these provisions.

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Title

Retail sale of dogs and cats.

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History

DateChamberAction
2021-01-07HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Commerce, Small Business and Economic Development
2021-01-07HouseAuthored by Representative Campbell

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