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Bill Detail: SB20-142

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Title Pet Animal Facility Licensing
Status Senate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely (02/12/2020)
Bill Subjects
  • Agriculture
House Sponsors L. Saine (R)
Senate Sponsors V. Marble (R)
House Committee
Senate Committee State, Veterans and Military Affairs
Date Introduced 01/27/2020

The bill amends the Pet Animal Care and Facilities Act (Act) by:
  • Removing language exempting from the Act a person who
boards no more than 3 pet animals at one time;
  • Exempting from the Act any pet animal rescue that
qualifies as tax exempt under section 501 (c)(3) of the
federal Internal Revenue Code of 1986;
  • Decreasing the maximum licensing fee amount that the
commissioner of agriculture may charge a pet animal

facility and establishing independent contractor pet
groomer licensing fees in statute; and
  • Removing language that prohibits a person from importing
or causing to be imported any pet animal for the purpose of
sale, resale, trade, or barter by a pet animal facility operator
unless the person is licensed.

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