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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1698         FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1023

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

George N. Peterson, Jr.

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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 relative to the definition of a kennel.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

George N. Peterson, Jr.

9th Worcester


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1698        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1023

By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1023) of George N. Peterson, Jr. relative to the definition of a kennel.  Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to the definition of a kennel.
 

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

              SECTION 1. Section 136A of chapter 140 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking of the definition of “Kennel” and inserting in place thereof the following definition:

              “Kennel”,  one pack or collection of dogs on a single premises, whether maintained overnight  for breeding, boarding, sale, training, hunting or other purposes and including any shop where dogs are on sale, and also including every pack or collection of more than three dogs three months old or over owned or kept by a person on a single premises irrespective of the purpose for which they are maintained overnight, but  excluding daytime only services such as dog grooming, dog training, supervised playtime and dog walking with no more than twelve dogs on a single premises.

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