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The 192nd 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

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

Cosponsors/Original Petitioners

Name District/Address
Patrick M. O'Connor This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Plymouth and Norfolk
Thomas M. Stanley This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 9th Middlesex
Jason M. Lewis This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Fifth Middlesex
James T. Welch This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Hampden
Marc R. Pacheco This sponsor is an original petitioner. * First Plymouth and Bristol
Daniel J. Hunt This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 13th Suffolk
Bruce E. Tarr This sponsor is an original petitioner. * First Essex and Middlesex
Ryan C. Fattman This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Worcester and Norfolk
James M. Murphy This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 4th Norfolk
Joseph D. McKenna This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 18th Worcester
Jack Patrick Lewis This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 7th Middlesex
Mike Connolly This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 26th Middlesex
William C. Galvin This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 6th Norfolk
Colleen M. Garry This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 36th Middlesex
Sal N. DiDomenico This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Middlesex and Suffolk
Michael O. Moore This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Second Worcester
John F. Keenan This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Norfolk and Plymouth
Bradford Hill This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 4th Essex
Mark C. Montigny This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Second Bristol and Plymouth
Brian W. Murray This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 10th Worcester
Paul R. Feeney This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Bristol and Norfolk
James K. Hawkins This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 2nd Bristol
Maria Duaime Robinson This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 6th Middlesex
William N. Brownsberger This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Second Suffolk and Middlesex
John Barrett, III This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 1st Berkshire
Patrick Joseph Kearney This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 4th Plymouth
Julian Cyr This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Cape and Islands
Walter F. Timilty This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Norfolk, Bristol and Plymouth
Michael J. Soter This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 8th Worcester
Kathleen R. LaNatra This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 12th Plymouth
James B. Eldridge This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Middlesex and Worcester
Joanne M. Comerford This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Hampshire, Franklin and Worcester
* — Sponsor is an original petitioner.

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