PIJAC

2019-2020 Legislative Overview - Missouri

33 pet industry-related bills and local ordinances were proposed during the 2019 and 2020 legislative sessions, 12 of which were designated as priority by PIJAC.

Final Disposition of Priority Legislation:

 

2020 SESSION (ADJOURNED ON 5/15/2020)

 

BILL/REG #

SUMMARY

FINAL DISPOSITION

HB 1425

Amends Title 38 (Crimes & Punishment), Chapter 589 (Crime Prevention & Control Programs and Services) of MO Revised Statutes to establish the Missouri Animal Abuser Registration Act.

DIED IN COMMITTEE

HB 1689

Amends Title 38 (Crimes & Punishment), Chapter 589 (Crime Prevention & Control Programs and Services) of MO Revised Statutes to establish the Missouri Animal Abuser Registration Act.

DIED IN COMMITTEE

HB 1759

Amends Title 38 (Crimes & Punishment), Chapter 589 (Crime Prevention & Control Programs and Services) of MO Revised Statutes to establish the Missouri Animal Abuser Registration Act.

DIED IN COMMITTEE

HB 2241

Amends Title VI (County, Township & Political Subdivision Government), Chapter 67 (Political Subdivisions; Miscellaneous Powers) by adding a new section to prohibit villages, towns, and cities from regulating dogs in a breed-specific manner.

DIED ON HOUSE CALENDAR

HB 2244

Amends Title VI (County, Township & Political Subdivision Government), Chapter 67 (Political Subdivisions; Miscellaneous Powers) by adding a new section to prohibit villages, towns, and cities from regulating dogs in a breed-specific manner.

DIED IN COMMITTEE

HB 2611

Amends Title XVII (Agriculture & Animals), Chapter 273 (Animal Care and Facilities Licensing and Registration), Section 347 (Court action for enforcement) of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to increase the penalties for certain violations of the Animal Care Facilities Act.

DIED IN COMMITTEE

REG 2020-001

Amends Title 2 (Department of Agriculture), Division 30 (Animal Health), Chapter 2 (Health Requirements for Movement of Livestock, Poultry and Exotic Animals) of the Missouri Code of Regulations to set health certificate requirements for dogs or cats imported from a foreign country.

PENDING

 

2019 SESSION (ADJOURNED ON 5/30/2019)

 

BILL/ORD #

SUMMARY

FINAL DISPOSITION

HB 44

Amends Title 38 (Crimes & Punishment), Chapter 589 (Crime Prevention & Control Programs and Services) of MO Revised Statutes to establish the Missouri Animal Abuser Registration Act.

DIED IN COMMITTEE

HB 204

Amends Title 38 (Crimes & Punishment), Chapter 578 (Miscellaneous Offenses) of Missouri Revised Statutes by adding two new sections relating to the confiscation and disposition of neglected or abused animals.

DIED IN COMMITTEE

HB 297

Amends Title VI (County, Township & Political Subdivision Government), Chapter 67 (Political Subdivisions) of Revised Statutes of Missouri by adding a new Section 142 to prohibit villages, towns, and cities from regulating dogs in a breed-specific manner.

DIED IN COMMITTEE

HB 951

Amends Title XVII (Agriculture & Animals), Chapter 261 (Department of Agriculture) of Missouri Revised Statutes by adding a new Section 261.099 to prohibit the inspection of certain grounds or facilities in Missouri to enforce the laws of a state other than Missouri.

DIED ON SENATE CALENDAR

SB 115

Amends Title 38 (Crimes & Punishment), Chapter 578 (Miscellaneous Offenses) of Missouri Revised Statutes by adding two new sections relating to the confiscation and disposition of neglected or abused animals.

DIED ON SENATE CALENDAR

 

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