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SB 1698: Regulation of Pet Stores

GENERAL BILL by Diaz

Regulation of Pet Stores; Creating the "Florida Pet Protection Act"; requiring the licensure of pet stores; requiring the Department of Business and Professional Regulation to adopt procedures for such licensure; regulating the sale or transfer of household pets by pet stores; limiting the sources from which pet stores may acquire pets for sale; requiring the department to conduct periodic inspections of pet stores and audit sales records, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 Senate - Died in Innovation, Industry, and Technology
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/10/2020 Senate • Filed
1/17/2020 Senate • Referred to Innovation, Industry, and Technology; Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government; Appropriations -SJ 167
1/22/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 166
1/29/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Innovation, Industry, and Technology, 02/03/20, 1:30 pm, 110 Senate Building --Not Considered
2/12/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Innovation, Industry, and Technology, 02/17/20, 1:30 pm, 110 Senate Building --Not Considered
3/14/2020 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Innovation, Industry, and Technology