2018 House Bill 5916

Senate Roll Call 800: Passed

To prohibit animal shelters and pet shops from selling or transferring a dog unless it is at least eight weeks old, has a health certificate and implanted microchip ID, and unless the seller can document it was obtained from an animal control shelter, animal protection shelter, dog retailer, or a USDA-approved breeder that is not an unlicensed “large-scale dog breeding kennel".

23 Yeas / 14 Nays
Republican (23 Yeas / 3 Nays)
Democrat (0 Yeas / 11 Nays)
Excused or Not Voting (1)