PIJAC

2017 Legislative Session Overview - Alabama

The Alabama Legislature adjourned its 2017 legislative session on May 19, 2017.

10 pet industry-related bills were introduced, 3 of which were considered priority by PIJAC.

Final Disposition of Priority Legislation:

BILL #

SUMMARY

FINAL DISPOSITION

HB 45/

SB 17

Creates the Alabama Dog or Cat Breeders Commission, giving the Commission the authority to license and regulate dog and cat breeders.

DIED

HB 91

"Oscar's Law" would amend Alabama Statutes to create a civil cause of action of wrongful injury or death of a companion animal or service animal, to include compensatory and punitive damages.

DIED

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