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Legislative Alerts NC Breeder’s Bill Passes by a Single Vote; Moves to the House
The North Carolina Senate passed SB 460 this evening by a vote of 23-22. While the AKC appreciates the many changes that were made to the bill yesterday we remain concerned that the bill has been too rushed to allow time for legislators and the public to adequately review the bill and fully understand its […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/nc-breeders-bill-passes-by-a-single-vote-moves-to-the-house/ | August 5, 2009
Legislative Alerts North Carolina Breeders Bill Could be Heard on House Floor Today: Immediate Action Needed!
Today, North Carolina Senate Bill 460 was assigned to the House Committee on Commerce, Small Business, and Entrepreneurship.  The House Committee on Finance will also consider SB 460 if the Commerce committee approves the bill.  Both the American Kennel Club and the North Carolina Federation of Dog Clubs continue to oppose SB 460. Because the […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/north-carolina-breeders-bill-could-be-heard-on-house-floor-today-immed/ | August 6, 2009
Legislative Alerts URGENT ACTION NEEDED: North Carolina House to vote on Breeders Bill MONDAY
North Carolina Senate Bill 460 passed the House Commerce Committee yesterday on a 14-12 vote with several amendments. The measure is now scheduled to be heard Monday afternoon in the House Finance Committee. If the bill passes Finance, it will be voted on that evening by the full House. It is imperative that all concerned […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/urgent-action-needed-north-carolina-house-to-vote-on-breeders-bill-mon/ | August 7, 2009
Legislative Alerts NC Victory: Sponsor Pulls Bad Breeders Bill from Committee Consideration
Senate Bill 460 was delivered a final defeat for the year today when its sponsor, Sen. Don Davis, pulled the bill from consideration by the House Finance Committee. Senate Bill 460 sought to unnecessarily regulate the operations of dog breeders in North Carolina. The American Kennel Club and the North Carolina Federation of Dog Clubs […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/nc-victory-sponsor-pulls-bad-breeders-bill-from-committee-consideratio/ | August 10, 2009
Press Releases September Means Dog-Gone Good Times at Hundreds of AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Days Events Nation
  -- It’s Time to Make Your Pooch a Prime Priority -- New York, NY – Americans have embraced dog ownership for centuries, and many people today view their dogs as cherished members of the family. Owning a dog is not a right, however, but a privilege that must be respected and nurtured. It’s crucial […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/september-means-dog-gone-good-times-at-hundreds-of-akc-responsible-dog/ | September 9, 2009
Legislative Alerts Wisconsin Breeders Bills to be Heard Sept. 23
Two committees of the Wisconsin legislature will consider separate breeders bills in a joint meeting on Wednesday, September 23, at 10:00 AM.  The Assembly Committee on Consumer Protection and the Senate Committee on Small Business, Emergency Preparedness, Technical Colleges, and Consumer Protection will consider Assembly Bill 250 and Senate Bill 208.  The American Kennel Club […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/wisconsin-breeders-bills-to-be-heard-sept-23/ | September 21, 2009
Legislative Alerts UPDATED: Attend the Illinois Breeder Task Force Meeting on September 29
The Illinois Joint Task Force on Breeders and Pet Stores is holding a public meeting at the Illinois State Fairgrounds on Thursday, September 29 at 9:00 a.m.  The AKC encourages responsible dog owners, fanciers, and breeders to attend or submit written comments and help educate the task force on responsible breeding and dog ownership.  It […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/updated-attend-the-illinois-breeder-task-force-meeting-on-september-29/ | September 23, 2009
Legislative Alerts Strict Ohio Breeder Bill to be Heard on Wednesday, September 30
A substitute version of Ohio House Bill 124 will be heard by the House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee on Wednesday, September 30. The AKC is concerned with many provisions within the substitute version of House Bill 124, including, but not limited to: Broad definition of "Regulated Dog Intermediary". Anyone who sells, exchanges, donates, or […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/strict-ohio-breeder-bill-to-be-heard-on-wednesday-september-30/ | September 28, 2009
Legislative Alerts Strict Ohio Breeder Bill to be Heard on Tuesday, October 6
The Ohio Senate State & Local Government and Veterans Affairs Committee will allow supporters of Senate Bill 95 to testify in a hearing on October 6.  Opponents of the measure will be given an opportunity to speak at a later hearing.  All concerned dog owners and breeders in Ohio are encouraged to contact the committee, […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/strict-ohio-breeder-bill-to-be-heard-on-tuesday-october-6/ | October 6, 2009
Legislative Alerts Update: Wisconsin Breeder Bills Advance
The Wisconsin State Assembly unanimously passed Assembly Bill 250 on Tuesday, October 27. Senate Bill 208 has been referred to the Joint Committee on Finance. Scroll down for more information on these bills. The American Kennel Club will continue to monitor this legislation and provide updates as they become available. The Wisconsin Legislature is scheduled […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/update-wisconsin-breeder-bills-advance/ | October 29, 2009

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