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2017 Senate Bill 416: Allow adoption of dog-fight dogs

Public Act 461 of 2018

Introduced by Sen. Tory Rocca R-Sterling Heights on May 31, 2017
To revise a law that bans breeding, buying or selling an animal that has been trained or used for fighting, or its offspring, so as to allow for adoption of these animals if the shelter or agency responsible for an animal judges that it does not pose a threat to public safety. Also, require the owner of an animal seized in connection with animal fighting to post a cost of care bond.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on May 31, 2017
Reported in the Senate on June 8, 2017
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Received in the House on June 12, 2018
Referred to the House Law and Justice Committee on June 12, 2018
Reported in the House on November 28, 2018
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on December 26, 2018