PIJAC

2021 Legislative Overview - Georgia

4 pet industry-related issues were proposed during the 1st year of the 2021-22 legislative session, 3 of which was designated as priority by PIJAC.

Final Disposition of Priority ISSUES:

 

2021 SESSION (ADJOURNED ON 3/31/2021)

 

BILL #

SUMMARY

FINAL DISPOSITION

HB 530

Amends Title 1 (General Provisions), Chapter 4 (Holidays & Observances) of the Official Code of Georgia by adding a new section so as to designate a Purebred Dog Day in Georgia.

CARRIED OVER TO 2022 LEGISLATIVE SESSION

HB 609

Amends Title 4 (Animals), Chapter 11 (Animal Protection), Article 1 (General Provisions), Sections 2 (Definitions) and 10 (Unlawful Acts by Licensed Persons) of the Code of Georgia to: 1) Define "animal rescue organization"; and 2) Prohibit the marketing of certain domestic animals at certain locations.

CARRIED OVER TO 2022 LEGISLATIVE SESSION

SB 303

Amends Title 4 (Animals), Chapter 8 (Dogs), Article 1 (General Provisions) of the Official Code of GA Annotated by adding a new Section 4-8-8 so as to provide for standards for commercial dog breeders.

CARRIED OVER TO 2022 LEGISLATIVE SESSION

 

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