PIJAC

2019-2020 Legislative Overview - Minnesota

30 pet industry-related issues were proposed in the 2019-2020 legislative session, 11 of which were designated as priority by PIJAC.

Final Disposition of Priority ISSUES:

 

2019-2020 (ADJOURNED ON 5/18/2020)

 

BILL #

SUMMARY

FINAL DISPOSITION

HB 749/SB 1700

Amends Chapter 97A (Game & Fish), Section 475 (Licenses & Permits) and Chapter 97C (Fishing), Section 605 (Turtles) of Minnesota Statutes to prohibit the retail sale of turtles taken from the wild.

DIED IN COMMITTEE

HB 2024/SB 1860

Amends Chapter 347 (Dogs and Cats) of Minnesota Statutes by adding a new Section 347.67 to establish, provide duties and appropriate money for the Companion Animal Board.

DIED IN COMMITTEE

HB 2973/SB 3838

Amends Chapter 35 (Animal Health), Section 35.02 (Board of Animal Health) of Minnesota Statutes to modify the composition of the Minnesota Board of Animal Health.

DIED IN COMMITTEE

HB 3369/SB 3307

Amends Chapter 325F (Consumer Protection; Products & Sales) of Minnesota Statutes by adding a new Section 325F.7915 (Sale of Dogs and Cats Prohibited) to prohibit the sale of dogs and cats by retail pet shops.

DIED IN COMMITTEE

HB 3584/SB 3481

Amends Chapter 347 (Dogs & Cats) of Minnesota Statutes by adding a new Article 1 to establish the Minnesota Companion Animal Board.

DIED IN COMMITTEE

ORD 2020001

Amends Chapter 6 (Animals) of Carver, MN Municipal Code by adding a new Section 6.41 (Regulation of Pet Stores) to prohibit the retail sale of dogs and cats by city pet stores.

ADOPTED

 

Click Here to view ALL Minnesota legislation tracked by PIJAC in the 2019-2020 session.

Click Here view ALL local ordinances tracked by PIJAC in the 2019-2020 session.

To view ALL federal and state issues PIJAC is currently tracking, please visit our Legislative Action Center.