SB 56

  • Kentucky Senate Bill
  • 2023 Regular Session
  • Introduced in Senate Jan 06, 2023
  • Senate
  • House
  • Governor

AN ACT relating to the sale of dogs, cats, and rabbits.


Create a new section of KRS Chapter 258 to define "animal shelter," "breeder," "broker," and "retail pet shop"; prohibit retail pet shops from selling dogs, cats, and rabbits; allow retail pet shops to collaborate with animal shelters to showcase dogs, cats, or rabbits; require retail pet shops to maintain records documenting the source of each dog, cat, or rabbit it sells for at least one year; prohibit the sale or transfer of ownership of a dog, cat, or rabbit in a publicly accessible space; amend KRS 258.990 to include a penalty for retail pet shop operators who violate this Act.

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Feb 07, 2023


to Agriculture (S)

Jan 06, 2023


introduced in Senate


to Committee on Committees (S)

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