PIJAC

2017 Legislative Session Overview - South Carolina

The South Carolina Legislature adjourned its 2017 legislative session on June 6, 2017.

6 pet industry-related bills were introduced, 2 of which were considered priority by PIJAC.

Final Disposition of Priority Legislation:

BILL #

SUMMARY

FINAL DISPOSITION

HB 3009

Amends Title 47 (Animals, Livestock & Poultry), Chapter 3 (Dogs & Other Domestic Pets) of SC Code of Laws by adding a new Article 16 to license and establish standards for commercial dog breeders.

CARRIED OVER TO 2018 SESSION

HB 3069

Amends Title 40 (Professions & Occupations), Chapter 69 (Veterinarians) of SC Code of Laws by adding a new Article 3 creating the Commercial Kennel and Certified Animal Caretakers Examiners Board.

CARRIED OVER TO 2018 SESSION

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