Regarding the Sale of Dogs and Cats at Pet Shops
|Sponsor:||Senator Ben Chipman, Senate 27 - Cumberland County|
|Bill #:||LD 1311|
UPDATE 1/11/2020: This bill becomes law without Governor Mills' signature.
UPDATE: The bill was amended and passed by both the House and Senate.
UPDATE 5/14/19: The committee voted the bill Ought Not to Pass
This bill prohibits a pet shop from selling dogs and cats and establishes a fine of $500 per violation as well as license suspension or revocation. A pet shop may provide space to an animal rescue entity to offer to the public dogs and cats for adoption.