Senate Bill 41

Last Action 01/05/24: to Agriculture (S)
Title AN ACT relating to the sale of dogs and cats.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 835
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"; prohibit retail pet shops from selling dogs or cats; allow retail pet shops to collaborate with animal shelters to showcase dogs or cats; require retail pet shops to maintain records documenting the source of each dog or cat it provides space to showcase for at least one year; prohibit the sale or transfer of ownership of a dog or cat in a publicly accessible space; amend KRS 258.990 to include a penalty for retail pet shop operators who violate this Act.
Index Headings of Original Version Dogs - Publicly accessible space, prohibited sales
Dogs - Retail pet shop, prohibited sales
Sales - Dogs or cats, publicly accessible space, prohibited sales
Sales - Dogs or cats, retail pet shops, prohibited sales
Animals, Livestock, and Poultry - Dogs or cats, prohibited sales
Charitable Organizations and Institutions - Animal shelters, partnership with retail pet shop


  • introduced in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
  • to Agriculture (S)

Last updated: 5/7/2024 1:36 PM (EDT)