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Golden Retriever Puppy with Mother
Clubs & Delegates 2015 Legislative Issues/Trends: Legislative Findings That are Inaccurate & Disparaging
Numerous state and local measures have included nearly identical legislative findings that are inaccurate, offensive to breeders, and directly reference “HSUS puppy mill estimates.” Such findings are designed to limit debate from the start, undermine alternative sources of information and put opponents on the defensive. While legislative findings are not actual laws, inaccurate, pejorative or […]
https://www.akc.org/clubs-delegates/government-relations/government-relations-blogs/2015-legislative-issues-trends-legislative-findings-inaccurate-disparaging/ | January 8, 2016
Legislative Alerts UPDATE: Illinois Bills Held For Further Amendments
SB 139 which sought to ban cropping and docking in Illinois, has been amended to remove all substantive language from the bill. It now simply exists as a placeholder or "shell", should the sponsor choose to revisit the issue later in session.  AKC will continue to monitor this legislation and will update our website if new language […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/update-illinois-bills-held-for-further-amendments/ | March 17, 2009
Clubs & Delegates State Issues April 2024
Twenty-eight state legislatures and the District of Columbia are currently in session. The following are highlights of current, active legislation around the country: Arizona – Senate Bill 1047 seeks to regulate dogs outdoors.  It provides specific exemptions for police and working dogs, hunting, training, “sporting and competitive functions”, and “lawful competitions”.  As introduced, the bill […]
https://www.akc.org/clubs-delegates/government-relations/newsletters/taking-command/state-issues-april-2024/ | April 17, 2024
Clubs & Delegates Local Issues April 2024
Issues at the City, County, and Metropolitan Levels, and in US Territories CA, Los Angeles – The Los Angeles City Council has passed a moratorium on issuing new breeder permits until the shelter population levels reach a 75 percent capacity.  AKC expressed significant concerns with the proposal, and continues to ask that current law be […]
https://www.akc.org/clubs-delegates/government-relations/newsletters/taking-command/local-issues-april-2024/ | April 17, 2024
Clubs & Delegates State Issues March 2024
Thirty-five state legislatures and the District of Columbia are currently in session. The following are highlights of current, active legislation around the country: Arizona – Senate Bill 1047 seeks to regulate dogs outdoors.  It provides specific exemptions for police and working dogs, hunting, training, “sporting and competitive functions”, and “lawful competitions”.  As introduced, the bill […]
https://www.akc.org/clubs-delegates/government-relations/newsletters/taking-command/state-issues-march-2024/ | March 20, 2024
Clubs & Delegates State Issues August 2023
News from the State Capitols Here are some highlights of state-level issues AKC GR is currently tracking. Ten state legislatures and the District of Columbia are currently in session, and two state legislatures are in special session. AKC Government Relations is currently tracking more than 1,444 local, state, and federal issues. The following are highlights […]
https://www.akc.org/clubs-delegates/government-relations/newsletters/taking-command/state-issues-august-2023/ | August 11, 2023
Clubs & Delegates State Issues July 2023
News from the State Capitols Here are some highlights of state-level issues AKC GR is currently tracking. Twelve state legislatures and the District of Columbia are currently in session, and three state legislatures are in special session. AKC Government Relations is currently tracking more than 1,429 local, state, and federal issues. The following are highlights […]
https://www.akc.org/clubs-delegates/government-relations/newsletters/taking-command/state-issues-july-2023/ | July 26, 2023
Clubs & Delegates State Issues June 2023
News from the State Capitols Here are some highlights of state-level issues AKC GR is currently tracking. Alabama – SB 2 sought to prohibit inmates from participating in training of dogs for identifying scents and tracking humans. AKC monitored this legislation, which was not considered in the Senate Veterans and Military Affairs Committee and failed at end of […]
https://www.akc.org/clubs-delegates/government-relations/newsletters/taking-command/state-issues-june-2023/ | June 23, 2023
Clubs & Delegates State Issues May 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 was assigned to the Senate Veterans and Military Affairs Committee. Alabama – SB 242 seeks to remove the […]
https://www.akc.org/clubs-delegates/government-relations/newsletters/taking-command/state-issues-may-2023/ | May 22, 2023
Clubs & Delegates State Issues April 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 1591, a bill supported by AKC that limits a local […]
https://www.akc.org/clubs-delegates/government-relations/newsletters/taking-command/state-issues-april-2023/ | April 21, 2023

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