2012 Regular Session


File Code: Business Regulation and Occupations Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 317
Sponsored By:
Delegates Kipke, Barkley, Barnes, Barve, Bobo, Boteler, Cardin, Carr, Eckardt, Feldman, Frick, Frush, Glass, Glenn, Haddaway-Riccio, Hucker, Impallaria, Jameson, Kach, Kaiser, A. Kelly, K. Kelly, Kramer, Love, Luedtke, McComas, McDermott, McHale, A. Miller, Minnick, Morhaim, Olszewski, Pendergrass, Reznik, S. Robinson, Rudolph, Schuh, Stocksdale, V. Turner, Vitale, and Waldstreicher
Retail Pet Stores - Sales of Dogs - Required Records, Health Disclosures, and Purchaser Remedies


Requiring a retail pet store that sells dogs to post conspicuously on each dog's cage specified information about the dog; requiring a retail pet store to maintain a written record that contains specified information about each dog in the possession of the retail pet store; requiring a retail pet store to maintain a record for at least 1 year after the date of sale of a dog and to make specified records available to the Division of Consumer Protection of the Office of the Attorney General under specified circumstances; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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House Action
First Reading Economic Matters
Hearing 1/31 at 1:00 p.m.

Favorable with Amendments Report by Economic Matters
Favorable with Amendments {963590/1 Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed (130-4)
House Concur - Senate Amendments
Third Reading Passed (131-7)
Passed Enrolled
Senate Action
First Reading Finance
Hearing 3/27 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable with Amendments Report by Finance
Favorable with Amendments {387876/1 Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (46-0)
Action after passage in House and Senate
Approved by the Governor
- Chapter 215

Sponsored by:

Delegate Nicholaus R. Kipke, District 31
Delegate Charles Barkley, District 39
Delegate Ben Barnes, District 21
Delegate Kumar P. Barve, District 17
Delegate Elizabeth Bobo, District 12B
Delegate Joseph C. Boteler, III, District 8
Delegate Jon S. Cardin, District 11
Delegate Alfred C. Carr, Jr., District 18
Delegate Adelaide C. Eckardt, District 37B
Delegate Brian J. Feldman, District 15
Delegate C. William Frick, District 16
Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate Glen Glass, District 34A
Delegate Cheryl D. Glenn, District 45
Delegate Jeannie Haddaway-Riccio, District 37B
Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Rick Impallaria, District 7
Delegate Sally Jameson, District 28
Delegate Wade Kach, District 5B
Delegate Anne R. Kaiser, District 14
Delegate Ariana B. Kelly, District 16
Delegate Kevin Kelly, District 1B
Delegate Benjamin F. Kramer, District 19
Delegate Mary Ann E. Love, District 32
Delegate Eric G. Luedtke, District 14
Delegate Susan K. McComas, District 35B
Delegate Michael A. McDermott, District 38B
Delegate Brian K. McHale, District 46
Delegate Aruna Miller, District 15
Delegate Joseph J. Minnick, District 6
Delegate Dan K. Morhaim, District 11
Delegate John A. Olszewski, Jr., District 6
Delegate Shane E. Pendergrass, District 13
Delegate Kirill Reznik, District 39
Delegate Shane Robinson, District 39
Delegate David D. Rudolph, District 34B
Delegate Steven R. Schuh, District 31
Delegate Nancy R. Stocksdale, District 5A
Delegate Veronica Turner, District 26
Delegate Cathy Vitale, District 33A
Delegate Jeff Waldstreicher, District 18

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Animals -see also- Birds; Turtles
Attorneys' Fees
Attorney General
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Elec. Comm.; etc
Consumer Protection -see also- Unfair Trade Practices
Court Costs
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Death -see also- Advance Medical Directives; Wrongful Death.
Diseases -see also- AIDS; Rabies
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates.
Health -see also- Mental Health
Labor, Licensing, and Regulation, Department of
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Registration -see also- Motor Vehicle Registration
Unfair Trade Practices

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Business Regulation
( 19-701 through 19-707 )
Commercial Law
( 13-301 , 13-301 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled, Chapter
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Number: 963590/01     Offered on: February 15, 2012   at: 10:23 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 387876/01     Offered on: March 29, 2012   at: 10:57 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Committee Votes :
Economic Matters
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
February 16, 2012: Third Reading Passed (130-4)
April 1, 2012: Third Reading Passed (131-7)
March 26, 2012: Third Reading Passed (46-0)