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HB 2485 - Public Sale of Animals - Key Vote

Arizona Key Votes

Robert Meza voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Failed With Amendment (Senate) (12-12) - (Key vote)

Title: Public Sale of Animals

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits the sale of animals in a county larger than 800,000 persons on public highways, streets, and parks, as well as public property adjacent to those locations and imposes a fine of up to $50 on violators.

Highlights:
-Prohibits the sale of animals on commercial private property in the absence of the express consent of the owner or lessee of the property (Sec. 1). -Exempts retail sales at pet stores, sales by certain publicly operated and private organizations including animal rescue organizations or nonprofit pounds, and sales made at rodeos, auctions, or county fairs (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (50-9) - (Key vote)

Title: Public Sale of Animals

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits the sale of animals on public highways, streets, and parks, as well as public property adjacent to those locations and specifies that violators are guilty of a class 2 misdemeanor.

Highlights:
-Prohibits the sale of animals on commercial private property in the absence of the express consent of the owner or lessee of the property (Sec. 1). -Exempts retail sales or animal adoptions from pet stores, sales by certain publicly operated and private organizations including animal rescue organizations or nonprofit pounds, and sales of horses, mules, or neat animals at rodeos, auctions, or stock shows (Sec. 1). -Includes adoptions and gifts in the definition of "sale" (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Public Sale of Animals

Sponsors

  • Jerry P. Weiers (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
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