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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.2760 191st (2019 - 2020)

An Act protecting the health and safety of puppies and kittens in cities and towns and enhancing the issuance of citations for cruel conditions for animals

Senate, June 11, 2020 -- The committee on Municipalities and Regional Government, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 114) of Harriette L. Chandler, Lori A. Ehrlich, Walter F. Timilty, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect the health and safety of puppies and kittens in cities and towns; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1204) of James T. Welch, Walter F. Timilty, Lori A. Ehrlich, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the remedy for the sale of sick puppies and kittens; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1757) of Bruce J. Ayers and others relative to commercial breeder dog kennels; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1758) of Bruce J. Ayers, Patrick M. O'Connor and Norman J. Orrall relative to increasing the fines for cruelty to animals and establishing a fund dedicated to improvements for local animal shelters; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1774) of Linda Dean Campbell and others relative to oversight of dogs and cats by cities and towns; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1822) of Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., and others for legislation to impose penalties for cruel conditions for animals; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1823) of David M. Rogers and others relative to remedy for the sale of sick puppies and kittens, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2760).

Bill Information

Sponsor:
Joint Committee on Municipalities and Regional Government
Status:
Referred to Senate Committee on Ways and Means

Cosponsors/Original Petitioners

Name District/Address
Harriette L. Chandler This sponsor is an original petitioner. * First Worcester
Lori A. Ehrlich This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 8th Essex
Walter F. Timilty This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Norfolk, Bristol and Plymouth
Paul W. Mark This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 2nd Berkshire
Norman J. Orrall This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 12th Bristol
Michael O. Moore This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Second Worcester
Louis L. Kafka This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 8th Norfolk
James T. Welch This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Hampden
Michael J. Barrett This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Third Middlesex
Richard M. Haggerty This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 30th Middlesex
Jason M. Lewis This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Fifth Middlesex
Jack Patrick Lewis This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 7th Middlesex
Carlos González This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 10th Hampden
Patrick M. O'Connor This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Plymouth and Norfolk
Kay Khan This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 11th Middlesex
Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 12th Hampden
Mathew J. Muratore This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 1st Plymouth
Patricia D. Jehlen This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Second Middlesex
Bruce E. Tarr This sponsor is an original petitioner. * First Essex and Middlesex
José F. Tosado This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 9th Hampden
John F. Keenan This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Norfolk and Plymouth
Mike Connolly This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 26th Middlesex
Denise Provost This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 27th Middlesex
Colleen M. Garry This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 36th Middlesex
Donald F. Humason, Jr. This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Second Hampden and Hampshire
Sal N. DiDomenico This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Middlesex and Suffolk
Thomas M. Stanley This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 9th Middlesex
Mark C. Montigny This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Second Bristol and Plymouth
F. Jay Barrows This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 1st Bristol
Bradford Hill This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 4th Essex
Brian M. Ashe This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 2nd Hampden
Diana DiZoglio This sponsor is an original petitioner. * First Essex
David Henry Argosky LeBoeuf This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 17th Worcester
Marc R. Pacheco This sponsor is an original petitioner. * First Plymouth and Bristol
Brian W. Murray This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 10th Worcester
Tommy Vitolo This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 15th Norfolk
Julian Cyr This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Cape and Islands
James K. Hawkins This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 2nd Bristol
Paul R. Feeney This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Bristol and Norfolk
James B. Eldridge This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Middlesex and Worcester
John Barrett, III This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 1st Berkshire
Tram T. Nguyen This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 18th Essex
Michelle L. Ciccolo This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 15th Middlesex
Brendan P. Crighton This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Third Essex
David F. DeCoste This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 5th Plymouth
Edward F. Coppinger This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 10th Suffolk
Daniel M. Donahue This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 16th Worcester
Michelle M. DuBois This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 10th Plymouth
Carolyn C. Dykema This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 8th Middlesex
Ryan C. Fattman This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Worcester and Norfolk
Tami L. Gouveia This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 14th Middlesex
RoseLee Vincent This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 16th Suffolk
* — Sponsor is an original petitioner.

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