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HB 1237: Pet Stores


Pet Stores; Requires pet stores to be licensed; authorizes pet stores to transfer or sell household pets under certain circumstances; limits household pet sources; provides for documentation, inspection, & records audit; authorizes DBPR to contract with veterinarian for inspections; requires denial of a license under certain circumstances; authorizes disciplinary or civil action; provides criminal penalties.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 House - Died in Commerce Committee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/9/2020 House • Filed
1/14/2020 House • Introduced -HJ 110
1/17/2020 House • Referred to Commerce Committee; Appropriations Committee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 399
3/14/2020 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Commerce Committee