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 Bill Status of HB0203  95th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Paul D. Froehlich

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/6/2008HouseTabled By Sponsor Rep. Paul D. Froehlich

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Retail Sale of Dogs and Cats Act. Imposes various requirements on pet dealers who sell dogs or cats. Provides that an animal must be examined by a licensed veterinarian before being placed with other animals by a pet dealer. Provides that a pet dealer must give the purchaser of a dog or cat a written statement containing certain information about the animal purchased and maintain a record of that information. Requires certain standards of care for animals. Imposes civil monetary penalties on a pet dealer for violations. Provides remedies for a purchaser if an animal becomes ill or dies as a result of an illness that existed in the animal at the time of purchase. Sets out a notice of an animal purchaser's rights, and requires that notice to be given to each purchaser of an animal from a pet dealer. Provides penalties for pet dealers who sell diseased or ill animals. Effective January 1, 2008.

DateChamber Action
  1/8/2007HousePrefiled with Clerk by Rep. Paul D. Froehlich
  1/19/2007HouseFirst Reading
  1/19/2007HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/31/2007HouseAssigned to Agriculture & Conservation Committee
  3/23/2007HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  2/6/2008HouseAssigned to Agriculture & Conservation Committee
  2/26/2008HouseMotion Filed - Table Bill/Resolution Pursuant to Rule 60(b) Rep. Paul D. Froehlich
  3/6/2008HouseMotion Prevailed
  3/6/2008HouseTabled By Sponsor Rep. Paul D. Froehlich

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