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2018 House Bill 5917: Expand state dog sale regulations
Introduced by Rep. Hank Vaupel (R) on May 1, 2018
To preempt local government regulations on pet shops that comply with the state dog sale restrictions and mandates proposed by House Bill 5916.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Agriculture Committee on May 1, 2018
Reported in the House on May 16, 2018
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered by Rep. Hank Vaupel (R) on November 28, 2018
To replace the previous version of the bill with one that allows locals to regulate but not ban pet shops.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on November 28, 2018
Amendment offered by Rep. William Sowerby (D) on November 28, 2018
To permit local governments to impose pet shop regulations that are more stringent that what is required by state law.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on November 28, 2018
Passed 56 to 52 in the House on November 29, 2018.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To permit local government to regulate pet shops, but prohibit them from imposing an "arbitrary ban" on them. See also House Bill 5916.
Received in the Senate on December 4, 2018
Referred to the Senate Agriculture Committee on December 4, 2018
Reported in the Senate on December 12, 2018
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Vetoed by Gov. Rick Snyder on December 28, 2018

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