Links to legislative information

FEDERAL LEGISLATION

Nothing has been introduced to date.

LEGISLATION BY STATE

Illinois

HB 1711 –  Provides that a pet shop operator may offer for sale a dog or cat only if the dog or cat is obtained from an animal control facility or animal shelter.

Illinois Bill Information

New York

S01130/A04283-Prohibits the sale of dogs, cats, and rabbits by retail pet shops; authorizes space for adoption

NY Bills Information

Pennsylvania

SB 234-Pet Retail Sales Ban (Victoria’s Law)

PA Bill Information

Washington

HB 1424 in Washington state is on its way to Governor Inslee to be signed into law.  This will prevent any new puppy-selling pet stores from opening in the state.

LEGISLATION BY CITY

Chicago

SO2020-2827 – Prohibits the sale of puppy mill dogs in Chicago

Chicago Ordinance Information