Senate Bill 179

Last Action 02/20/20: to Agriculture (S)
Title AN ACT relating to the sale of dogs, cats, and rabbits in retail pet shops.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 1625
Sponsor D. Harper Angel
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 258 to define "animal shelter," "breeder," "broker," and "retail pet shop"; to prohibit retail pet shops from selling dogs, cats, and rabbits; to allow retail pet shops to collaborate with animal shelters to showcase dogs, cats, or rabbits; to require retail pet shops to maintain records documenting the source of each dog, cat, or rabbit it sells for at least one (1) year; amend KRS 258.990 to include a penalty for retail pet shop operators who violate this Act.
Index Headings of Original Version Dogs - Retail pet shop, prohibit sale by
Sales - Pets, prohibit sale by retail pet shops
Animals, Livestock, and Poultry - Dogs, cats, and rabbits, prohibit sale of
Charitable Organizations and Institutions - Animal shelters, allow retail pet shop to partnership with


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