92nd General Assembly
Status of HB2417
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   New Act                                                                     

        Creates the Retail Sale of Dogs and Cats  Act.   Imposes  various      
   requirements  on  pet  dealers who sell dogs or cats.  Provides that a      
   pet dealer must give the purchaser of a dog or cat a written statement      
   containing certain information about the  animal  purchased.  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.                                 
          FISCAL NOTE (Department of Agriculture)                              
          HB 2417 would impose a cost of $117,000 per year on the Depart-      
          ment to implement. This total reflects the Department's need to      
          hire three full-time animal inspectors to enforce the require-       
          ments of HB 2417.                                                    
   FEB-23-2001  H  FILED WITH CLERK                                               
   FEB-23-2001  H  FIRST READING                                                  
   FEB-23-2001  H  REFERRED TO HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE        RULES                 
   FEB-27-2001  H       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               REG & REG             
   FEB-27-2001  H  ADDED AS A JOINT SPONSOR                 RYAN                  
   MAR-05-2001  H                         FISCAL NOTE FILED                       
   MAR-05-2001  H                   COMMITTEE               REG & REG             
   MAR-16-2001  H  RE-REFERRED TO RULES COMM/RULE 19(A)     RULES         HRUL    
   JAN-07-2003  H  SESSION SINE DIE                                               


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