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SB 1596: Commercial Breeding of Animals


Commercial Breeding of Animals; Requiring commercial breeders to comply with certain federal animal welfare standards and rules adopted by the Department of Business and Professional Regulation that require compliance with future amendments to the standards; requiring commercial breeders to register with the department; providing for the inspection and annual reinspection of locations where commercial breeders house animals; prohibiting certain acts by commercial breeders; specifying that certain proceedings are governed by the Administrative Procedure Act, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2013
Last Action: 5/3/2013 Senate - Died in Regulated Industries
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Regulated Industries (RI)
  2. Agriculture (AG)
  3. Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government (AGG)
  4. Appropriations (AP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/2/2013 Senate • Filed
3/7/2013 Senate • Referred to Regulated Industries; Agriculture; Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government; Appropriations -SJ 171
• Introduced -SJ 171
5/3/2013 Senate • Died in Regulated Industries