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HB 1257: Sales of Dogs and Cats

GENERAL BILL by Moskowitz

Sales of Dogs and Cats; Requires that certificate of veterinary inspection for dog or cat offered for sale within state or by seller located within state be prepared by veterinarian licensed by state of dog or cat's origin; specifies additional diseases & conditions that certificate of veterinary inspections must address; requires additional information to be included in certificate; reduces time period in which veterinary examination must take place; provides requirements for display of official certificate of veterinary inspection or other specified information; prohibits offer for sale or donation of cats & dogs at certain locations; provides exceptions.

Effective Date: 7/1/2013
Last Action: 5/3/2013 House - Died in Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    3/2/2013 House • Filed
    3/5/2013 House • Introduced -HJ 120
    3/8/2013 House • Referred to Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee; Business and Professional Regulation Subcommittee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 212
    5/3/2013 House • Died in Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee

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  • HB 1257, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/2/2013 at 11:44 AM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1614 Sales of Dogs and Cats Sobel Identical Last Action: 5/3/2013 S Died in Regulated Industries
    Location: In committee/council (RI)

    Citations - Statutes (2)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    828.29 Dogs and cats transported or offered for sale; health requirements; consumer guarantee. Page 1 (pdf)
    828.295 Page 8 (pdf)

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