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HB 979: Pet Dealers

GENERAL BILL by Hardemon

Pet Dealers; Requires pet dealers to only sell or offer for sale dogs procured from humane society, animal shelter, or person or entity who has not been adjudicated and issued certain citations for violating federal Animal Welfare Act; prohibits unlicensed commercial dog breeder from selling dog to pet dealer; requires pet dealer to retain certain records for specified period after sale; provides penalties.

Effective Date: 10/1/2017
Last Action: 5/5/2017 House - Died in Careers and Competition Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/23/2017 House • Filed
3/1/2017 House • Referred to Careers and Competition Subcommittee; Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Commerce Committee -HJ 107
3/7/2017 House • Introduced -HJ 107
5/5/2017 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Careers and Competition Subcommittee