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HB 1332 - Increased Regulation of Pet Breeders - Key Vote

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Legislation - Concurrence Vote Failed (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (30-16) - (Key vote)

Title: Increased Regulation of Pet Breeders

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that creates the state-regulated Oklahoma Pet Quality Assurance and Protection Act, requiring a license that is renewed yearly from any person who sells, gives away, or transfers more than 35 dogs or cats a year.

Highlights:
-Creates the Oklahoma Pet Quality Assurance and Protection Act, to be administered by the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food, and Forestry (Sec. 1). -Bans any person from selling, giving away, or transferring 35 or more dogs or cats in a year without first obtaining a Pet Quality Assurance license (Sec. 4). -Renews the Pet Quality Assurance license annually (Sec. 4). -Allows the state to inspect for minimum standards for breeding, housing and sanitation, nutrition, operating standards, management, veterinary care, record keeping, and transportation of dogs or cats in vehicles (Sec. 6). -Prohibits giving a license to persons who have been convicted of or pled guilty to a violation of any federal, state, or local law involving animal health or welfare, including cruelty to animals or endangering the life or health of an animal (Sec. 9). -Creates a fund from any fees, fines or penalties collected under the Oklahoma Pet Quality Assurance and Protection Act, and use the funds specifically for the enforcement of the act (Sec. 10).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (74-26) - (Key vote)

Title: Increased Regulation of Pet Breeders

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that creates the state-regulated Oklahoma Pet Quality Assurance and Protection Act, requiring a license that is renewed yearly for any person who sells, gives away, or transfers more than 35 dogs or cats a year.

Highlights:
Creates the Oklahoma Pet Quality Assurance and Protection Act, to be administered by the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food, and Forestry (Sec. 1). -Prohibits any person from selling, giving away, or transferring 35 or more dogs or cats in a year without first obtaining a Pet Quality Assurance license (Sec. 4). -Requires the Pet Quality Assurance license to be renewed annually (Sec. 4). -Allows the state to inspect for minimum standards for breeding, housing and sanitation, nutrition, operating standards, management, veterinary care, record keeping, and transportation of dogs or cats in vehicles (Sec. 6). -Prohibits giving a license to persons who have been convicted or pled guilty to a violation of any federal, state, or local law involving animal health or welfare, including cruelty to animals or endangering the life or health of an animal (Sec. 9). -Creates a fund from any fees, fines or penalties collected under the Oklahoma Pet Quality Assurance and Protection Act, and uses the funds specifically for the enforcement of the act (Sec. 10).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Increased Regulation of Pet Breeders

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