MD HB1662 | 2018 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 31-6)
Status: Engrossed on March 16 2018 - 50% progression
Action: 2018-03-29 - Hearing 3/29 at 1:00 p.m.
Pending: Senate Finance Committee
Hearing: Mar 29 @ 1:00 pm Senate Hearing
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Prohibiting retail pet stores from offering for sale, transferring, or disposing of cats or dogs; repealing certain provisions of law that authorize the sale of certain cats and dogs and set forth the requirements for a retail pet store that offers to sell certain cats or dogs under certain circumstances; etc.

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Business Regulation – Retail Pet Stores (No More Puppy– and Kitten–Mills Act of 2018)


Roll Calls

2018-03-13 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (123-11) (Y: 124 N: 12 NV: 4 Abs: 9) [PASS]


2018-03-29SenateHearing 3/29 at 1:00 p.m.
2018-03-19SenateFirst Reading Finance
2018-03-16HouseThird Reading Passed (123-11)
2018-03-15HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2018-03-15HouseFloor Amendment {973520/1 (Delegate Rey) Rejected
2018-03-15HouseSpecial Order until next session (Delegate Rey) Adopted
2018-03-15HouseFavorable with Amendments {213390/1 Report Adopted
2018-03-15HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Economic Matters
2018-03-12HouseHearing 3/12 at 2:00 p.m.
2018-02-09HouseFirst Reading Economic Matters


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Bill Comments