Riverside, CA, Continues Effort to Develop Breeder Licensing, Retail Sales Ban
The Land Use Committee of the City of Riverside's City Council is scheduled to meet on Monday, May 8th. The agenda includes the consideration of drafting laws that would ban the retail sales of pets and require breeder licensing.
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/riverside-ca-continues-effort-to-develop-breeder-licensing-retail-sales-ban/ | May 3, 2017
Delaware: Ask Governor to Sign Bill Outlawing Breed-Specific Policies
The Delaware Legislature has passed House Bill 13, which would protect the rights of responsible Delaware dog owners by prohibiting any dog from being declared 'potentially dangerous' or 'dangerous' under state law simply based on the dog's breed.
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/delaware-ask-governor-to-sign-bill-outlawing-breed-specific-policies/ | May 3, 2017
Congratulations New Jersey Advocates: Governor Conditionally Vetoed S.3041!
The American Kennel Club (AKC) is pleased to announce that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has conditionally vetoed Senate Bill 3041. The AKC, a multitude of our grassroots advocates, and a number of organizations allied in opposition to the onerous provisions of the legislation, worked together in urging Governor Christie to veto the bill. The […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/congratulations-new-jersey-advocates-governor-conditionally-vetoed-s-3041/ | May 2, 2017
USDA Releases Updated Animal Welfare Act Regulations Booklet
The Animal Welfare Act and regulations establish federal standards for humane care and treatment of certain animals that are bred for commercial sale, transported commercially, used in biomedical research, and exhibited to the public.
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/usda-releases-updated-animal-welfare-act-regulations-booklet/ | April 28, 2017
Alabama: Committee to Vote Tomorrow on Bill Allowing Private Citizens to Remove Dogs from Vehicles
The Alabama House Judiciary Committee is scheduled to consider a bill tomorrow (Wednesday, April 26) that would allow a private citizen to forcibly enter a vehicle if they believe a person or pet in the vehicle is in danger. Alabama citizens are encouraged to contact the committee prior to the meeting tomorrow to respectfully express […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/alabama-committee-to-vote-tomorrow-on-bill-allowing-private-citizens-to-remove-dogs-from-vehicles/ | April 25, 2017
Delaware: Ask Committee to Support Prohibition of Breed-Specific Laws on April 26
A Delaware Senate committee is scheduled to consider a bill on Wednesday, April 26, that would protect the rights of responsible Delaware dog owners by prohibiting any dog from being declared 'potentially dangerous' or 'dangerous' under state law simply based on the dog's breed.
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/delaware-ask-committee-to-support-prohibition-of-breed-specific-laws-on-april-26/ | April 21, 2017
CA Update: Bill Limiting Consumer Choice Passes First Committee
AKC strongly opposes any measure that restricts choice by compelling people and/or retailers to obtain pets solely from shelter or rescue distributors.
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/ca-update-bill-limiting-consumer-choice-passes-first-committee/ | April 21, 2017
Colorado Considering Bill that Could Impact Some Home-Based Pet Services
A bill scheduled for consideration on Monday, April 24, in the Colorado Senate Business, Labor and Technology Committee could impact those who offer pet services such as boarding, grooming, training or pet walking.
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/colorado-considering-bill-that-could-impact-some-home-based-pet-services/ | April 21, 2017
Alabama Committee Votes Tomorrow on Bill to Regulate Every Person Who Offers to Sell a Dog or Cat
An overreaching bill that seeks to regulate dog and cat breeders and sellers in Alabama is scheduled to be voted on by the Senate Government Affairs Committee tomorrow, April 20, at 8:45 a.m.
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/alabama-committee-votes-tomorrow-on-bill-to-regulate-every-person-who-offers-to-sell-a-dog-or-cat/ | April 19, 2017
Burke County (NC) Considering Kennel Law Changes TOMORROW (4/18)
The Burke County Board of Commissioners has scheduled a public hearing for TOMORROW (Tuesday, April 18) on a proposal that would significantly change the laws regarding kennels.
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/burke-county-nc-considering-kennel-law-changes-tomorrow-4-18/ | April 17, 2017

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