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Clubs & Delegates States Issues March 2023
News from the State Capitols Here are some highlights of state-level issues AKC GR is currently tracking. Alabama – SB 2 seeks to prohibit inmates from participating in training of dogs for tracking humans. AKC is monitoring this legislation, which has not yet received a committee assignment. Arkansas – HB 1420, among other provisions, defines […]
https://www.akc.org/clubs-delegates/government-relations/newsletters/taking-command/states-issues-march-2023/ | March 30, 2023
Clubs & Delegates State Issues February 2023
News from the State Capitols Here are some highlights of state-level issues AKC GR is currently tracking. Alabama – SB 2 as pre-filed seeks to prohibit inmates from participating in training of dogs for tracking humans. AKC is monitoring this legislation. California – AB-240: This proposal would create a tax on the sale of pet […]
https://www.akc.org/clubs-delegates/government-relations/newsletters/taking-command/state-issues-february-2023/ | February 24, 2023
Clubs & Delegates Regulatory Issues July 2022
Here are some highlights of state and federal regulatory issues AKC GR recently addressed.  Visit AKC’s Regulatory Resource Center for more information on these and other significant regulatory issues addressed by AKC Government Relations. Federal - On June 1, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced an extension and modification of the July […]
https://www.akc.org/clubs-delegates/government-relations/newsletters/taking-command/regulatory-issues-july-2022/ | July 22, 2022
Legislative Alerts IL Info: Amended Animal Welfare Act Regulations Scheduled For Adoption
As reported in July 2021, the Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) is considering amendments to the regulations that carry out the state’s Animal Welfare Act. The proposed amendments, which may be viewed here, add: (1) sanitation and safety requirements; (2) requirements for primary pens to be safely constructed, be large enough for the animals, and […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/il-info-amended-animal-welfare-act-regulations-scheduled-adoption/ | July 8, 2022
Clubs & Delegates State Issues April 2022
News from the State Capitols Here are some highlights of state-level issues AKC GR is currently tracking. Alabama – House Bill 485, among other provisions, would have allowed a dog to be confiscated without court authorization if suspected of harassing, harming, or killing livestock. Minor amendments were adopted in committee, and AKC GR advocated for […]
https://www.akc.org/clubs-delegates/government-relations/newsletters/taking-command/state-issues-april-2022/ | April 18, 2022
Clubs & Delegates State Issues March 2022
News from the State Capitols Here are some highlights of state-level issues AKC GR is currently tracking. Alabama –House Bill 485 as introduced would, among other provisions, allow a dog to be confiscated without court authorization if “suspected” of harassing, harming, or killing livestock. AKC is working with the bill sponsor on additional amendments to […]
https://www.akc.org/clubs-delegates/government-relations/newsletters/taking-command/state-issues-march-2022/ | March 21, 2022
Clubs & Delegates State Issues February 2022
News from the State Capitols Here are some highlights of state-level issues AKC GR is currently tracking. Arizona – House Bill 2323 states that for the purposes of homeowner’s or renter’s insurance, the breed of dog may not be considered for underwriting or determining risk or loss, questionnaires or surveys regarding the presence of a […]
https://www.akc.org/clubs-delegates/government-relations/newsletters/taking-command/state-issues-february-2022/ | February 24, 2022
Clubs & Delegates Regulatory Highlights October 2021
Here are some highlights of state and federal regulatory issues AKC GR recently addressed.  Visit AKC’s Regulatory Resource Center for more information on these and other significant regulatory issues addressed by AKC Government Relations. Federal – CDC Temporary Ban on Dog Imports: In June, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a temporary suspension of the importation […]
https://www.akc.org/clubs-delegates/regulatory-highlights-october-2021/ | October 19, 2021
Clubs & Delegates State Issues September 2021
News from the State Capitols Here are some highlights of state-level issues AKC GR is currently tracking. California – HR 61 is a resolution that declares the Assembly’s intention to only support “sensible and humane therapeutic veterinary procedures for companion animals.”  As defined, this could mean the Assembly opposes such procedures as ear cropping, tail […]
https://www.akc.org/clubs-delegates/government-relations/newsletters/taking-command/state-issues-september-2021/ | September 16, 2021
Clubs & Delegates Regulation Highlights September 2021
Here are some highlights of state and federal regulatory issues AKC GR recently addressed.  Visit AKC’s Regulatory Resource Center for more information on these and other significant regulatory issues addressed by AKC Government Relations. Federal – CDC Temporary Ban on Dog Imports: In June, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a temporary suspension of the […]
https://www.akc.org/clubs-delegates/government-relations/newsletters/taking-command/regulation-highlights-september-2021/ | September 16, 2021
Clubs & Delegates State Issues August 2021
News from the State Capitols Here are some highlights of state-level issues AKC GR is currently tracking. California – HR 61 is a resolution that declares the Assembly’s intention to only support “sensible and humane therapeutic veterinary procedures for companion animals.”  As defined, this could mean the Assembly opposes such procedures as ear cropping, tail […]
https://www.akc.org/clubs-delegates/government-relations/newsletters/taking-command/state-issues-august-2021/ | August 25, 2021
Clubs & Delegates Regulations Highlights August 2021
Here are some highlights of state-level regulatory issues AKC GR recently addressed.  Visit AKC’s Regulatory Resource Center for more information on these and other significant regulatory issues addressed by AKC Government Relations. Federal – On June 14, the US. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a temporary suspension of the importation of dogs from countries classified […]
https://www.akc.org/clubs-delegates/government-relations/newsletters/taking-command/regulations-highlights-august-2021/ | August 25, 2021
Clubs & Delegates State Issues July 2021
State Issues: News from the State Capitols  Here are some highlights of state-level issues AKC GR is currently tracking. California – AB 468 would further clarify the difference between trained service dogs and emotional support animals, and particularly emphasizes that emotional support animals should not be granted the same privileges and access. The bill is […]
https://www.akc.org/clubs-delegates/government-relations/newsletters/taking-command/state-issues-july-2021/ | July 9, 2021
Legislative Alerts Did an Imported Rescue Dog Trigger CDC Action?
Last week, the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced the temporary suspension of the importation of dogs from countries classified as high risk for canine rabies, or of those arriving from countries not considered a high risk if the dogs have been in a high risk country during the previous six […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/imported-rescue-dog-trigger-cdc-action/ | June 21, 2021
Clubs & Delegates State Issues – June 2021
News from the State Capitols Here are some highlights of state-level issues AKC GR is currently tracking. Alabama – HB 235, a bill supported by AKC GR, authorizes food service establishments to allow pet dogs in outdoor restaurant seating areas and sets out access, sanitation, and other requirements. It also specifies that emotional support animals […]
https://www.akc.org/clubs-delegates/government-relations/newsletters/taking-command/state-issues-june-2021/ | June 18, 2021
Legislative Alerts Reopening Information by State 
The following list provides information on COVID-19 shelter in place/closure orders with respect to rules impacting access to pet care, supplies, and services. Please visit AKC legislative alerts  (www.akcgr.org) to view some of the actions we’ve taken and to learn what you can do to help. COVID-19 Directives by State Alabama - https://governor.alabama.gov/assets/2020/09/Safer-at-Home-Order-Final-9.29.2020.pdf Alaska - https://covid19.alaska.gov/reopen/ […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/status-animal-services-state-closures/ | May 24, 2021
Clubs & Delegates State Issues May 2021
Here are some highlights of state-level issues AKC GR is currently tracking. Alabama – HB 235 would authorize food service establishments to allow pet dogs in outdoor restaurant seating areas and sets out access, sanitation, and other requirements. It also specifies that emotional support animals are not service animals within the meaning of the Americans […]
https://www.akc.org/clubs-delegates/government-relations/newsletters/taking-command/state-issues-may-2021/ | May 14, 2021
Legislative Alerts Chicago Update: Chicago Passes Ordinance Without Hobby Breeder Regulations
The Chicago City Council has passed a revised ordinance that further regulates pet store sourcing but removed the hobby breeder requirements that would have placed onerous and potentially impossible requirements on hobbyists in the city. For the past year, AKC Government Relations and the Illinois Federation of Dog Clubs and Owners (IFDCO) have been working […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/chicago-update-chicago-passes-ordinance-without-hobby-breeder-regulations/ | May 13, 2021
Clubs & Delegates State Issues April 2021
Here are some highlights of state-level issues AKC GR is currently tracking.  Alabama – HB 235 would authorize food service establishments to allow pet dogs in outdoor restaurant seating areas and sets out access, sanitation, and other requirements. It also specifies that emotional support animals are not service animals within the meaning of the Americans […]
https://www.akc.org/clubs-delegates/government-relations/newsletters/taking-command/state-issues-april-2021/ | April 16, 2021
Clubs & Delegates State Issues March 2021
Here are some highlights of state-level issues AKC GR is currently tracking.  Alabama – HB 235 would authorize food service establishments to allow pet dogs in outdoor restaurant seating areas and sets out access, sanitation, and other requirements. It also specifies that emotional support animals are not service animals within the meaning of the Americans […]
https://www.akc.org/clubs-delegates/government-relations/newsletters/taking-command/state-issues-march-2021/ | March 22, 2021
Clubs & Delegates Whats New from GR July 2020
What’s New from AKC Government Relations It’s safe to say this summer has turned out to be different than any other before. Whether you turn on the news, social media, or talk to your friends and family, COVID-19 continues to be top of mind. While you may assume that this has caused a hiatus on […]
https://www.akc.org/clubs-delegates/government-relations/newsletters/taking-command/whats-new-gr-july-2020/ | July 28, 2020
Legislative Alerts Reminder: Chicago City Council to Consider Restricting Hobby Breeding on July 22- Call Today!
The Chicago City Council could vote on Wednesday (July 22) on a proposal that would ban hobby breeding in the city without extensive permits and requirements. Those who reside, have registered a litter, or participate in breed rescue activities in Chicago are encouraged to reach out to the City TODAY, express your concerns, and ask […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/reminder-chicago-city-council-consider-restricting-hobby-breeding-july-22-call-today/ | July 20, 2020
Clubs & Delegates State Issues May 2020
State Issues: News from the State Capitols  Here are some highlights of state-level issues AKC GR is currently tracking. Visit the 2019 Legislation Tracking page and click on your state to get the latest updates on state bills monitored by the AKC. Alabama – HB 209 seeks to authorize food service establishments to allow pet dogs in […]
https://www.akc.org/clubs-delegates/government-relations/newsletters/taking-command/state-issues-may-2020/ | May 28, 2020
Clubs & Delegates Local Issues April 2020
Local/Other: Issues at the City, County, and Metropolitan Levels, and in U.S. Territories The AKC Government Relations Department is pleased to assist dog owners with canine legislation issues in their local communities, but we can't help unless we are aware of the proposal. Please contact us at (919) 816-3720 or doglaw@akc.org when new laws are discussed or […]
https://www.akc.org/clubs-delegates/government-relations/newsletters/taking-command/local-issues-april-2020/ | April 30, 2020
Clubs & Delegates Local Issues March 2020
Local/Other: Issues at the City, County, and Metropolitan Levels, and in U.S. Territories The AKC Government Relations Department is pleased to assist dog owners with canine legislation issues in their local communities, but we can't help unless we are aware of the proposal. Please contact us at (919) 816-3720 or doglaw@akc.org when new laws are discussed or […]
https://www.akc.org/clubs-delegates/government-relations/newsletters/taking-command/local-issues-march-2020/ | March 30, 2020
Clubs & Delegates Local Issues July 2019
Local/Other: Issues at the City, County, and Metropolitan Levels, and in U.S. Territories The AKC Government Relations Department is pleased to assist dog owners with canine legislation issues in their local communities, but we can't help unless we are aware of the proposal. Please contact us at (919) 816-3720 or doglaw@akc.org when new laws are discussed or […]
https://www.akc.org/clubs-delegates/government-relations/newsletters/taking-command/local-issues-july-2019/ | July 30, 2019
Clubs & Delegates State Issues May 2019
From the State Capitols Here are some highlights of state-level issues AKC GR is currently tracking. Visit the 2019 Legislation Tracking page and click on your state to get the latest updates on state bills monitored by the AKC. Alabama – SB 10 would provide for the rights and responsibilities of an individual with a disability who […]
https://www.akc.org/clubs-delegates/government-relations/newsletters/taking-command/state-issues-may-2019/ | May 28, 2019
Clubs & Delegates State Issues April 2019
News from the State Capitols Here are some highlights of state-level issues AKC GR is currently tracking. Visit the 2019 Legislation Tracking page and click on your state to get the latest updates on state bills monitored by the AKC. Alabama – SB 10 seeks to provide for the rights and responsibilities of an individual with a […]
https://www.akc.org/clubs-delegates/government-relations/newsletters/taking-command/state-issues-april-2019/ | April 22, 2019
Clubs & Delegates State Issues March 2019
News from the State Capitols Here are some highlights of state-level issues AKC GR is currently tracking. Visit the 2019 Legislation Tracking page and click on your state to get the latest updates on state bills monitored by the AKC. Arkansas – HB 1778 seeks to require a fine of $1,000 to $5,000 and either imprisonment for […]
https://www.akc.org/clubs-delegates/government-relations/newsletters/taking-command/state-issues-march-2019/ | March 26, 2019
Clubs & Delegates State Issues February 2019
News from the State Capitols Here are some highlights of state-level issues AKC GR is currently tracking. Visit the 2019 Legislation Tracking page and click on your state to get the latest updates on state bills monitored by the AKC. California – AB 588 would require shelters to disclose any history of bites for dogs available for […]
https://www.akc.org/clubs-delegates/government-relations/newsletters/taking-command/state-issues-february-2019/ | February 26, 2019

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