MD HB880 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on February 8 2019 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2019-03-11 - Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Prohibiting the governing body of a county or municipality, unless expressly authorized by federal or State law, from enacting a local law that restricts or prohibits the transportation of certain animals for education, exhibition, competition, or entertainment purposes; and providing that in the event of a conflict between the application of the Act and certain provisions of federal or State law regarding animal care or public health and safety, the provisions of federal or State law shall control.

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Counties and Municipalities - Transportation of Animals - Limitation on Authority



2019-03-11HouseUnfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
2019-03-06HouseUnfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
2019-03-05HouseHearing canceled
2019-02-11HouseHearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.
2019-02-08HouseFirst Reading Environment and Transportation


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