Introduced by Sen. Rick Jones (R) on December 10, 2015 To impose a regulatory regime prescribing extensive and detailed standards of care on keepers and breeders of large carnivores, with exceptions for shelters and some existing owners. The main effect of the bill would be allow five municipal zoos in Michigan (Detroit, Lansing, Grand Rapids, Saginaw and Battle Creek) to breed large carnivores. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Agriculture Committee on December 10, 2015
Reported in the Senate on December 1, 2016 With the recommendation that the substitute (S-4) be adopted and that the bill then pass.