Senate Bill 157

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Last Action 02/20/24: floor amendment (1) filed
Title AN ACT relating to the sale of dogs and cats.
Bill Documents Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statement Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 1167
Sponsor J. Howell
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 258 to define terms; prohibit retail pet shops from selling dogs or cats unless the animal was obtained from an animal shelter or qualified breeder; prohibit retail pet shops from selling a dog or cat that is less than eight weeks old, or selling a dog or cat to anyone under the age of eighteen; prohibit local governments from passing ordinances that conflict with this Act; amend KRS 258.990 to establish a penalty for a violation.
Index Headings of Original Version Local Mandate - Employment discrimination , requirement of criminal history on job applications, prohibition
Dogs - Retail pet shops, sale restrictions
Local Government - Retail pet shops, sale, prohibition on local ordinance
Sales - Dogs or cats, retail pet shops, sale restrictions
Agriculture - United States Department of Agriculture, breeder list and inspection, retail pet shops, dogs or cats
Animals, Livestock, and Poultry - Dogs or cats, retail pet shops, sale restrictions
Charitable Organizations and Institutions - Animal shelters, retail pet shops, dogs or cats, sale restrictions
Counties - Retail pet shops, sale, prohibition on local ordinance
Cities - Retail pet shops, sale, prohibition on local ordinance
Jump to Proposed Amendments Senate Floor Amendment 1

Actions

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01/31/24
  • introduced in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
02/05/24
  • to Agriculture (S)
02/13/24
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
02/14/24
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
02/20/24
  • floor amendment (1) filed

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor R. Webb
Summary Delete definitions of "hobby breeder" and "large-scale breeding kennel"; amend definition of "qualified breeder."
Index Headings Dogs - Sale restrictions, definitions of hobby breeder and large-scale breeding kennel, delete
Local Government - Prohibition on local ordinance, definition of hobby breeder and large-scale breeding kennel, delete
Sales - Dogs or cats, restrictions, definition of hobby breeder and large-scale breeding kennel, delete
Agriculture - U.S. Department of Agriculture, definition of hobby breeder and large-scale breeding kennel, delete
Animals, Livestock, and Poultry - Dogs or cats, sale restrictions, definition of hobby breeder and large-scale breeding kennel, delete
Charitable Organizations and Institutions - Dogs or cats, sale restrictions, definition of hobby breeder and large-scale breeding kennel, delete
Cities - Dogs or cats, restrictions, definition of hobby breeder and large-scale breeding kennel, delete
Counties - Dogs or cats, sale restrictions, definition of hobby breeder and large-scale breeding kennel, delete

Last updated: 2/29/2024 5:57 PM (EST)