AGENDA ITEM #11
January 27, 2015
January 23, 2015
Amanda Mihill, Legislative
Bill 50-14, Animal Control - Retail Pet Stores
Bill 50-14, Animal Control - Retail Pet Stores, sponsored by then Council Vice President
Leventhal, Councilmembers Navarro, Branson, Riemer, Berliner, Eirich, then Council President
Rice and Councilmember Katz, was introduced on October 28, 2014. A Public Safety
Committee worksession is tentatively scheduled for February 5 at 3:30 p.m.
Bill 50-14 would prohibit certain retail pet stores from selling certain animals bred in certain
breeding facilities. Specifically, Bill 50-14 would prohibit any pet store that operates in the
County's jurisdiction to sell any dog or cat unless the animal was obtained from an animal care
facility or a non-profit rescue organization.
On October 16, the Public Safety Committee received a briefing on puppy and kitten mills from
the Humane Society and the Division of Animal Services. The Council staff packet for that
PS4.pdf. A copy of the Powerpoint presentation provided at that meeting is attached on ©6.
This packet contains:
Legislative Request Report
Powerpoint presentation to Public Safety Committee
Fiscal and Economic Impact statement
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