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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.2592 191st (2019 - 2020)

An Act reforming the sale of cats, dogs, and rabbits in the Commonwealth

Senate, March 12, 2020 -- The committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 175) of Patrick M. O'Connor, Jason M. Lewis, James T. Welch, Marc R. Pacheco and other members of the General Court for legislation to ban the retail sale of cats and dogs in pet shops; (accompanied by bill, House, No.800) (accompanied by bill, House, No. 800) of Natalie M. Higgins and others for legislation to further regulate the sale of certain domestic animals; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3828) of Bruce J. Ayers and Thomas M. Stanley relative to the sale of dogs, cats and rabbits in pet shops, report the accompanying Order (Senate, No. 2592).

Bill Information

Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure
Referred to Senate Committee on Ways and Means

Bill History

Displaying 4 actions for Bill S.2592
Date Branch Action
3/12/2020 Senate Reported from the committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure
3/12/2020 Senate New draft of S175, H800 and H3828
3/12/2020 Senate Bill reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on Senate Ways and Means SJ 1304.
1/5/2021 Senate No further action taken

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