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Business Regulation - Sales of Dogs and Cats - Required Health Certificate

Sponsored by:

Delegate Luedtke


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Synopsis:Requiring a specified person who sells a dog or cat to provide the purchaser with a health certificate issued by a veterinarian not more than 30 days before the date of sale; requiring a person who sells a dog or cat to disclose specified health information about the dog or cat to a purchaser; providing that false or misleading statements in a health certificate for a dog or cat for sale is an unfair or deceptive trade practice; and providing for specified penalties for specified violations.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Luedtke, Barkley, Carr, Fraser-Hidalgo, Frush, Glenn, Impallaria, Kramer, S. Robinson, Smith, Stein, and Waldstreicher
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2015
Economic Matters  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Business Regulation and Occupations
Narrow Subject(s):Animals -see also- Birds; Turtles
Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Elec. Comm.; etc.
Consumer Protection -see also- Unfair Trade Practices
Diseases -see also- AIDS; Rabies
Health -see also- Mental Health
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Unfair Trade Practices
Statutes:Article - Business Regulation
(19-901 through 19-903)

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