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.
Last Action: 2/12/2020 Senate - On Committee agenda-- Innovation, Industry, and Technology, 02/17/20, 1:30 pm, 110 Senate Building --Not Considered
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
• Referred to Innovation, Industry, and Technology; Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government; Appropriations -SJ 167
• Introduced -SJ 166
• On Committee agenda-- Innovation, Industry, and Technology, 02/03/20, 1:30 pm, 110 Senate Building --Not Considered
• On Committee agenda-- Innovation, Industry, and Technology, 02/17/20, 1:30 pm, 110 Senate Building --Not Considered
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