SENATE BILL 505 – Pet Stores Sale of Dogs Less than 9 Months of Age Prohibited
A hearing for Senate Bill 505 is scheduled for February 18, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. before the Senate Finance Committee. Find a list of committee members and address for the hearing here. F ind contact information by clicking on their names here. And find out who is your rep here.
This bill is proposed to start October 1, 2010.
A RETAIL PET STORE IN THE STATE MAY NOT DISPLAY, SELL, DELIVER, OFFER FOR SALE OR ADOPTION, BARTER, AUCTION, GIVE AWAY, OR OTHERWISE TRANSFER OR DISPOSE OF A DOG LESS THAN 9 MONTHS OF AGE.
Pet stores who violate this would be subject to a $500 fine for a first offense, and $1000 fine for each subsequent offense.
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