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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1068         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 375

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Mark C. Montigny

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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 privately operated animal shelters and rescue organizations.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Mark C. Montigny

Second Bristol and Plymouth

Benjamin Swan

11th Hampden


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1068        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 375

By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 375) of Mark C. Montigny and Benjamin Swan for legislation relative to privately operated animal shelters and rescue organizations.  Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to privately operated animal shelters and rescue organizations.
 

              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 39A of Chapter 129 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 official addition, is amended by striking the second paragraph, in lines 12 to 16, and inserting in place thereof the following:-

              This section shall not apply to a publicly or privately owned zoological park, a publicly owned animal pound, a privately operated animal shelter or rescue organization, to persons selling, exchanging or otherwise transferring the offspring of their personally owned animals, or to horse or cattle auctions.

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