PIJAC

2019-2020 Legislative Overview - Oregon

18 pet industry-related bills were proposed in the 2019 and 2020 legislative sessions, 3 of which were designated as priority by PIJAC.

Final Disposition of Priority Legislation:

2020 session (adjourned on 3/5/20) – no priority legislation introduced

 

2019 SESSION (ADJOURNED ON 6/30/2019)

 

BILL #

SUMMARY

FINAL DISPOSITION

HB 2804

Amends Volume 14 (Trade Practices, Labor & Employment), Chapter 646A (Trade Regulation) or Oregon Revised Statutes by repealing Section 646A.075 (Required information prior to purchase of dog) and creating a new section prohibiting retail pet stores from selling or offering to sell dogs, cats or rabbits acquired from a source other than an animal shelter or a rescue organization.

DIED IN COMMITTEE

SB 466

An Act to create a task force to develop specific standards for an animal to qualify as assistance animal or a companion animal for purposes of state law.

DIED IN COMMITTEE

SB 883

Amends Volume 13 (Water Resources, Agriculture and Food), Section 48 (Animals), Chapter 609 (Dogs; Exotic Animals; Dealers), Section 609.415 (Definitions) of Oregon Revised Statutes to change the definition of "enforcing agency" for purposes of regulating animal rescue entities.

ENACTED

 

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