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Legislative Alerts Florida Alert: Bill Places Numerous Regulations on Dog Breeders and Owners
March 2, 2009 A bill has been introduced in the Florida House of Representatives to limit dog ownership and impose numerous regulations on responsible breeders and dog owners, including imposing regulations on any person owning 10 or more dogs and limiting ownership to 50 dogs.  All Florida responsible dog owners and breeders are encouraged to […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/florida-alert-bill-places-numerous-regulations-on-dog-breeders-and-own/ | March 2, 2009
Legislative Alerts Washington Alert: Bill Places Numerous Regulations on Dog Breeders and Owners
A bill has been introduced in the Washington State Legislature to limit dog ownership and impose numerous regulations on responsible breeders and dog owners.  All Washington responsible dog owners and breeders are encouraged to contact their State Senator and express their opposition to Senate Bill 5651. The American Kennel Club (AKC) rejects the unsubstantiated legislative […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/washington-alert-bill-places-numerous-regulations-on-dog-breeders-and/ | February 26, 2009
Legislative Alerts California Senate Bill 250 Penalizes Owners of Intact Animals
California State Senator Dean Florez has introduced Senate Bill 250, a measure that purports to reduce shelter populations, but would in reality make it easier to revoke licenses for intact dogs and cats in California. This legislation will not improve the lives of cats and dogs, will negatively impact responsible owners and breeders, and by […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/california-senate-bill-250-penalizes-owners-of-intact-animals/ | February 26, 2009
Legislative Alerts UPDATE: Indiana Breeders’ Restrictions Bill Passes House of Representatives
The Indiana House of Representatives has passed House Bill 1468, which imposes limits on dog ownership and labels anyone who sells five dogs a year a "pet dealer".  This bill is being advertised as a solution to "puppy mills" in the state.  The AKC agrees that kennels with deplorable conditions must never be tolerated; however, […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/update-indiana-breeders-restrictions-bill-passes-house-of-representati/ | February 24, 2009
Legislative Alerts Oregon Breeders Bill to be Considered Today, Mon., Feb. 23rd!
Oregon House Bill 2470 will be considered by the House Consumer Protection Committee today, 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-today-mon-feb-23rd/ | February 23, 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
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 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

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