NC Update: Bad Breeder Bill Will Be Heard on Thursday, 7/1
The House Finance Committee will consider Senate Bill 460 on Thursday, July 1, at 8:30 AM.  So far, your emails and phone calls have made a huge difference. Please keep up the great work! We need to continue to remind members of the H. Finance Committee that responsible dog owners oppose S460. Please consider attending […] | June 30, 2010
NC Update: SB 460 Hearing Likely Next Week; Calls Still Needed
The AKC Government Relations Department has learned that the House Finance Committee will likely consider Senate Bill 460 on Wednesday, June 30, 2010.  This bill was originally scheduled to be heard on June 24, but the hearing was postponed after the committee received an enormous volume of calls and e-mails from concerned dog owners and […] | June 25, 2010
NC Update: SB 460 Hearing Delayed; Calls Still Needed!
Thanks to the overwhelming number of calls received by concerned North Carolinians, the House Finance Committee has delayed its hearing on Senate Bill 460. It is possible the bill may be heard in committee next week instead. We will be sure to keep you informed as we learn more.   The AKC thanks all the […] | June 23, 2010
NC Alert: Hearing on SB 460 Likely Next Week!
The AKC Government Relations Department has learned that the House Finance Committee will likely consider Senate Bill 460 on Thursday, June 24.  It is essential that all North Carolina dog lovers call AND e-mail members of the House Finance Committee TODAY.  Tell them that responsible dog owners and breeders oppose SB 460, and respectfully ask […] | June 17, 2010
Rhode Island Update: Contact the House Judiciary Committee TODAY
Senate Bill 2022, which places numerous new onerous requirements on responsible dog owners, has passed the Senate and been assigned to the House Committee on Judiciary.  The General Assembly will only be in session for another week, so it is essential that responsible dog owners and breeders in Rhode Island contact their Representative and the […] | June 15, 2010
Ohio Update: Senate Goes on Summer Recess; SB 95 Still Pending
The American Kennel Club Government Relations Department has learned that the Ohio General Assembly (which comprises both the House of Representatives and State Senate) has gone on summer recess. At this time, legislative leadership has not announced with the Assembly will reconvene to consider bills. Currently, Senate Bill 95 is ready for action by the […] | June 8, 2010
Update: Rhode Island S 2022 Passes Senate
Senate Bill 2022 passed the Rhode Island Senate on June 1, 2010 and has now been assigned to the House Judiciary Committee. Concerned Rhode Island dog owners should contact the members of the Judiciary Committee. The AKC Government Relations Department continues to monitor this legislation and will provide updates on further action on this bill […] | June 3, 2010
Your Legislators Need to Know You Oppose Breeder Bill SB 460
The North Carolina General Assembly has been in session for nearly a month. Already, animal rights groups are lobbying our legislators to take up SB 460. Tomorrow (June 2, 2010), the Humane Society of the United States will have a lobby day, in which they will work hard to convince our legislators to pass this […] | June 1, 2010
Ohio Update: SB 95 Senate Committee Vote Rescheduled for June 1
The Ohio Senate State and Local Government and Veterans Affairs Committee has rescheduled the vote on Senate Bill 95 for Tuesday, June 1, 2010, at 1:00 p.m.  No testimony will be permitted at this hearing.  This bill continues to be amended and the AKC expects further amendments to be added prior to Tuesday’s vote. The […] | May 28, 2010
Informational Update: Federal PUPS Legislation Introduced
U.S. Senator Richard Durbin (D-Ill.) introduced US Senate bill S. 3424 late Tuesday evening. The bill is designed to close the “internet loophole” in the Animal Welfare Act which allows breeders who sell numerous puppies over the internet or directly to the public to avoid the USDA regulation required of other breeder-retailers. The measure, called […] | May 27, 2010

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