HB1662 (CH0237)

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2018 Regular Session



Business Regulation – Retail Pet Stores

Sponsored by:

Delegate Kramer


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 237

Synopsis:Prohibiting retail pet stores from offering for sale, transferring, or disposing of cats or dogs; repealing certain provisions of law that authorize the sale of certain cats and dogs and set forth the requirements for a retail pet store that offers to sell certain cats or dogs under certain circumstances; stating the intent of the General Assembly that animal welfare organizations initiate contact with retail pet stores to facilitate the showcasing of dogs and cats for adoption or for purchase from local breeders; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Kramer, Busch, Arentz, Aumann, Barkley, Barve, Brooks, Carey, Chang, Cullison, Davis, Fennell, Frush, Hixson, Impallaria, Jameson, Kelly, Lam, R. Lewis, Luedtke, Metzgar, Miele, Moon, Morales, Platt, Robinson, Sanchez, Stein, Valderrama, Waldstreicher, K. Young, Branch, Clippinger, Frick, Lisanti, Mautz, and A. Miller
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): January 1, 2018, January 1, 2020
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Broad Subject(s):Business Regulation and Occupations
Narrow Subject(s):Agriculture, Department of
Animals -see also- Birds; Dogs
Animal Shelters
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Inspections -see also- Motor Vehicle Inspection
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Retail Sales
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Rules and Regulations
Statutes:Article - Business Regulation
(19-701, 19-702, 19-702.1, 19-703, 19-704, 19-705, 19-706, 19-707)

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May 11, 2018 2:04 P.M.