PIJAC

2018 Legislative Session Overview - South Carolina

The South Carolina State Legislature adjourned its 2017-18 legislative session on May 10, 2018.

10 pet industry-related issues were introduced, 3 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.

DIED IN COMMITTEE

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.

DIED IN COMMITTEE

SB 841

Amends Title 47 (Animals, Livestock & Poultry), Chapter 1 (Cruelty to Animals) of South Carolina Code by adding a new Article 16 to establish standards for animal shelters.

DIED IN COMMITTEE

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