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Legislative Alerts NH Update: Bill to Criminalize Some Breeders Likely Dead for 2024
The American Kennel Club (AKC) is pleased to report that an extremist New Hampshire bill that would have criminalized some breeders failed to meet a March 28, 2024, legislative deadline, likely ending any further consideration of the bill for the remainder of the 2024 legislative session. House Bill 1102 sought to describe brachycephaly as a […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/nh-update-bill-criminalize-breeders-likely-dead-2024/ | March 29, 2024
Legislative Alerts CA Update: LA Committee Likely Reconsidering Breeder Permit Suspension Next Week
Summary: On Wednesday, April 3, the Los Angeles Neighborhoods and Community Enrichment Committee is expected to discuss a 2023 proposal to suspend the issuance of new breeding permits. This would impact all who breed in the city, and as currently enforced it could also impact all owners of intact dogs even if they are not […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/ca-update-la-committee-likely-reconsidering-breeder-permit-suspension-next-week/ | March 28, 2024
Legislative Alerts NH Alert: House to Vote Thursday on Extremist Bill to Criminalize Some Breeders
SUMMARY: On Thursday, March 28, 2024, the New Hampshire House of Representatives is expected to vote on House Bill 1102, an extremist bill that seeks to describe brachycephaly as a “birth deformity that causes suffering” and would criminalize the sale and breeding of brachycephalic dogs and any dog that could be claimed to have a […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/nh-alert-house-vote-thursday-extremist-bill-criminalize-breeders/ | March 25, 2024
Legislative Alerts NH Update: Extremist Bill to Criminalize Some Breeders Voted Down by Committee
The American Kennel Club (AKC) is pleased to report that, this morning, the New Hampshire House Environment and Agriculture Committee voted House Bill 1102 as “Inexpedient to Legislate.”  This means that it is the committee’s recommendation that the bill should not be approved. HB 1102 is a radical bill that seeks to describe brachycephaly as […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/nh-update-extremist-bill-criminalize-breeders-voted-committee/ | March 13, 2024
Legislative Alerts Tennessee: Good News—Dog Breeder Bill Unlikely to Advance This Year
The voices of Tennessee dog owners were heard! The sponsor of House Bill 2938 has taken this problematic dog breeder bill “off notice” in committee. That means HB 2938 and companion Senate Bill 2513, which seek to license and regulate dog and cat breeders in the state, are unlikely to advance. Read concerns with these […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/tennessee-good-news-dog-breeder-bill-unlikely-advance-year/ | March 13, 2024
Legislative Alerts Data Collected About Commercial Dog Breeders Would No Longer Be Private Under MN Bill
Minnesota Senate File 3458, which is scheduled to be considered by the Senate Agriculture, Broadband, and Rural Development Committee on Wednesday, March 6, 2024, seeks to remove from current law an explicit declaration that data collected by the Minnesota Board of Animal Health (Board) on commercial dog and cat breeders is private or nonpublic.  SF […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/data-collected-commercial-dog-breeders-no-longer-private-mn-bill/ | March 4, 2024
Legislative Alerts Express Opposition Today to New Hampshire Bill that Seeks to Criminalize Breeders!
On Tuesday, March 5, at 1PM, the New Hampshire House Environment and Agriculture Committee is scheduled to consider HB 1102, “Defining Animal Cruelty,” in a public hearing.  The American Kennel Club (AKC) and the New Hampshire Dogs Owners of the Granite State (NH DOGS) are in strong opposition to HB 1102, which describes brachycephaly as […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/express-opposition-today-new-hampshire-bill-seeks-criminalize-breeders/ | February 29, 2024
Legislative Alerts NH: Hearing on January 16 – Oppose Restrictions on Certain Breeders, Pet Sales
On Tuesday, January 16, 2024, the New Hampshire (NH) House Environment and Agriculture Committee will hear public testimony on HB 1680, which seeks to restrict newly-defined “retail pet stores” to include anyone with a physical facility who transfers more than 30 dogs per year at retail.  Residents and New Hampshire breeders are strongly encouraged to […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/nh-hearing-january-16-oppose-restrictions-certain-breeders-pet-sales/ | January 9, 2024
Legislative Alerts New Texas Breeder Law Goes Into Effect January 1
December 28, 2023 Beginning January 1, 2024, those that breed between 5 and 11 intact females must comply with the new law regulating breeders.  The law (SB 876 signed by Governor Abbot in May of this year) will require anyone that both owns 5 or more intact females and is engaged in the business of […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/new-texas-breeder-law-goes-effect-january-1/ | December 28, 2023
Legislative Alerts NH: Hearing on January 4 – Oppose Restrictions on Certain Breeders, Pet Sales
December 28, 2023 On Thursday, January 4, 2024, the New Hampshire (NH) Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee will hear public testimony on SB 541, which will restrict newly defined “retail pet stores,” including anyone with a physical facility who transfers more than 30 dogs per year at retail.  Residents and New Hampshire breeders are […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/nh-hearing-january-4-oppose-restrictions-certain-breeders-pet-sales/ | December 28, 2023

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