PIJAC

2021 Legislative Overview - Tennessee

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

Final Disposition of Priority ISSUES:

 

2021 SESSION (ADJOURNED ON 5/6/2021)

 

BILL #

SUMMARY

FINAL DISPOSITION

HB 547/SB 511

Amends Title 62 (Professions, Businesses and Trades) of TN Code Annotated by adding a new Chapter 12 to provide for commercial dog breeder registration and facility inspections.

CARRIED OVER TO 2022 SESSION

ORD 2021001

Proposed ordinance No. 5777 amends Chapter 5 (Animals and Fowl) of Memphis, TN Code of Ordinances by adding a new Article V to prohibit the retail sale of dogs and cats at city pet stores.

FAILED TO PASS CITY COUNCIL

 

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