Colorado Legislative Overview – 2022 Session

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(Adjourned on May 11, 2022)

4 pet industry-related issues were proposed during the 2022 legislative session, 2 of which were designated as priority by the Pet Advocacy Network.

Final Disposition of Priority ISSUES:

BILL #SUMMARYFINAL DISPOSITION
REG 2022-001PACFA Amendments (Pet Store Disclosure Requirements): Proposed rulemaking amends Chapter 8, Section 1202-15 (Rules and Regulations Pertaining to the Administration and Enforcement of the Pet Animal Care & Facilities Act), Part 19.9 (Written Disclosure) of the Code of Colorado Regulations in order to effect the changes from HB 1102 which implements disclosure requirements for retail pet animal dealerships (pet stores) that sell dogs and/or cats.  PENDING
ORD NO. 20Local Retail Pet Sale Ban Ordinance: Ordinance No. 20 amends Chapter 7 (Health, Sanitation & Animals) of Minturn, CO Municipal Code by adding a new Article 11 (Prohibition of the Retail Sale of Animals Acquired from Animal Mills) to prohibit the retail sale of dogs and cats in town pet stores.  ADOPTED

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