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Senate Bill 0598


Senate Bill 0598

ARCHIVE (2013)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Animal rescue operations. Provides that standards of care and certain other requirements applicable to commercial dog breeders and brokers also apply to private animal rescue operations. Requires registration of private animal rescue operations with the board of animal health and payment of an annual registration fee of $75. Prohibits a unit from enacting or enforcing an ordinance that imposes more stringent requirements on a commercial dog breeder, commercial dog broker, or private animal rescue operation than those established by statute, and creates a cause of action against a unit that violates this prohibition.
    Current Status:
     In Committee - first House
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