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Legislative Alerts UPDATE: Michigan Breeder Bill Will Not Move Forward
The American Kennel Club Government Relations Department has learned that Representative Bill Caul has publicly stated that he will not move House Bill 6395 forward. As written, HB 6395 attempted to strictly regulate virtually all responsible dog breeders in Michigan. (For more information on HB 6395, click here.) The AKC congratulates all concerned Michigan fanciers […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/update-michigan-breeder-bill-will-not-move-forward/ | September 10, 2008
Legislative Alerts Minnesota Alert: Breeders Bills Up for Consideration on Jan. 27
Two Minnesota Senate proposals, SF 7 and SF 201, each featuring different breeder regulation proposals, will be heard on Tuesday, January 27, by the Senate Agriculture and Veterans Affairs Committee. It is vitally important that all responsible dog breeders and owners in Minnesota attend Tuesday’s committee hearing to express their positions on these bills or […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/minnesota-alert-breeders-bills-up-for-consideration-on-jan-27/ | January 23, 2009
Legislative Alerts Nebraska Alert: Strict Breeders Bill to be Heard Tues., Feb. 3!
Nebraska Senator Ken Haar has introduced LB 677, a bill that aims to strictly regulate most dog breeders in Nebraska by imposing ownership limits, dog breeding restrictions, and harsh and unenforceable engineering standards. It is imperative that all concerned responsible dog breeders and owners in Nebraska contact their State Senator and the members of the […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/nebraska-alert-strict-breeders-bill-to-be-heard-tues-feb-3/ | January 29, 2009
Legislative Alerts Maryland Alert: Strict Breeders Bill to be Heard February 18
Maryland Senator Lisa Gladden has introduced Senate Bill 318, a bill that aims to strictly regulate dog breeders in Maryland by imposing ownership limits, strict enclosure and exercise requirements, and other requirements.  It is imperative that all concerned responsible dog breeders and owners in Maryland contact their State Senator and the members of the Senate […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/maryland-alert-strict-breeders-bill-to-be-heard-february-18/ | February 4, 2009
Legislative Alerts Maryland Alert- Breeders Bill to Be Considered Thursday, February 12
The Maryland House of Representatives Judiciary Committee is scheduled to hear a strict breeders bill on Thursday, February 12. Maryland Delegate Michael Smigiel has introduced House Bill 495, which, like Senate Bill 318, aims to strictly regulate dog breeders in Maryland by imposing ownership limits, strict enclosure and exercise requirements, and other requirements. The American […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/maryland-alert-breeders-bill-to-be-considered-thursday-february-12/ | February 10, 2009
Legislative Alerts UPDATED: Hearing Set for IL Breeder Licensing Bill
HB 198 was pulled from the agenda on February 10th, but is now scheduled for a hearing on February 19th at 2pm. The AKC Government Relations department will provide an update after the hearing on our website and will have an alert available at our booth at the International Kennel Club show.   Illinois Alert! […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/updated-hearing-set-for-il-breeder-licensing-bill/ | February 15, 2009
Legislative Alerts URGENT: Oklahoma Measure Would Restrict Movement of Breeders and Allow for Unreasonable Search and
The AKC is extremely concerned about provisions in Oklahoma House Bill 1332, as written, and urges all Oklahoma dog fanciers, owners and breeders to contact their representatives to express their concerns. The AKC promotes responsible dog ownership, responsible breeding practices,  enforcement of cruelty laws, reasonable inspection programs and nuisance regulations.  However, HB 1332 does not […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/urgent-oklahoma-measure-would-restrict-movement-of-breeders-and-allow/ | February 17, 2009
Legislative Alerts UPDATE: Indiana Breeders’ Restrictions Bill Heading to a Floor Vote
The Indiana House of Representatives will soon be voting on House Bill 1468, which imposes limits on dog ownership and labels anyone who sells five dogs a year as a "pet dealer".  The American Kennel Club and its members agree with the sponsor and supporters of this bill that animal cruelty is deplorable.  Dogs should […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/update-indiana-breeders-restrictions-bill-heading-to-a-floor-vote/ | February 17, 2009
Legislative Alerts Oregon Breeders Bill to be Considered Mon., Feb. 23rd!
Oregon House Bill 2470 will be considered by the House Consumer Protection Committee on Monday, February 23, at 3 PM in House Room E at the Capitol, 900 Court Street NE, Salem, 97301.  The bill, part of a national agenda aimed at severely limiting the responsible breeding of dogs, does not address the needs of […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/oregon-breeders-bill-to-be-considered-mon-feb-23rd/ | February 19, 2009
Legislative Alerts UPDATE: Illinois Breeders Bill and Crop/Dock Bill to be Redrafted
Although both Senate Bill 139, the crop/dock bill, and House Bill 198, a breeder regulation bill, were to be heard in committee this week, both bills have been removed from their respective agendas and we expect them to be significantly rewritten. Further, House Bill 198 is unlikely to move at all. Instead, the companion bill, […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/update-illinois-breeders-bill-and-crop-dock-bill-to-be-redrafted/ | February 19, 2009

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