CS/SB 994: Pet Protection
GENERAL BILL by Regulated Industries ; Diaz ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Powell
Pet Protection; Creating the "Florida Pet Protection Act"; requiring the licensure of retail pet stores; limiting the sources from which retail pet stores may acquire household pets for specified purposes; requiring the Department of Business and Professional Regulation to conduct periodic inspections of retail pet stores and to audit sales records; requiring the department to deny a retail pet store license under certain circumstances; prohibiting county and municipal ordinances and regulations from prohibiting or regulating the breeding, purchase, or sale of certain working dogs, etc.
Last Action: 3/14/2022 Senate - Died in Community Affairs
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
- Regulated Industries (RI)
- Community Affairs (CA)
- Appropriations (AP)
• Referred to Regulated Industries; Community Affairs; Appropriations -SJ 67
• On Committee agenda-- Regulated Industries, 01/11/22, 4:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
• Introduced -SJ 66
• CS by Regulated Industries; YEAS 5 NAYS 2 -SJ 115
• Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Community Affairs
• CS by Regulated Industries read 1st time -SJ 174
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Community Affairs
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