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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 359         FILED ON: 1/10/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1825

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act regulating the sale of dogs.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera

10th Hampden

Jason M. Lewis

Fifth Middlesex

Cleon H. Turner

1st Barnstable

Kenneth I. Gordon

21st Middlesex

Denise Andrews

2nd Franklin


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 359        FILED ON: 1/10/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1825

By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1825) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others relative to regulating the sale of dogs.  Municipalities and Regional Government. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 2886 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act regulating the sale of dogs.
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              Chapter 140 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting the following section:
Section 138B.  No person, commercial establishment, pet shop, firm or corporation shall sell in the commonwealth a dog or cat less than 8 weeks of age.  Violation of this section shall result in a $100 fine per offense.

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