Kansas Legislative Overview – 2022 Session

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(Adjourned on April 2, 2022)

4 pet industry-related issues were proposed during the 2021-22 legislative session, 3 of which were designated as priority by the Pet Advocacy Network.

Final Disposition of Priority ISSUES:

BILL #SUMMARYFINAL DISPOSITION
HB 2479Ornate Box Turtle Restrictions: Amends Title 32 (Wildlife, Parks & Recreation), Article 10 (Enforcement), Section 1015 (Miscellaneous violations) of Kansas Statutes Annotated to make unlawful the capture or possession of ornate box turtles.  DIED IN COMMITTEE
SB 498Pet Animal Facilities Inspection Program: Amends Chapter 47 (Livestock & Domestic Animals), Article 17 (Pet Animal Act) of Kansas Statutes Annotated by adding a new section establishing the Animal Facilities Inspection Program under the supervision of the Secretary of Agriculture.  DIED IN COMMITTEE
SB 551Pet Animal Facilities Inspection Division: Amends Chapter 47 (Livestock & Domestic Animals), Article 17 (Pet Animal Act) of Kansas Statutes Annotated by adding a new section establishing the Animal Facilities Inspection Division within the Kansas Department of Agriculture.  DIED IN COMMITTEE

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