Legislative Bill - HB 1451
Bill No. HB 1451 - Licensing & Administrative Procedures - Mike Hamilton, Chair
Summary: Relating to the licensing and regulation of commercial dog and cat breeders; providing penalties.
This bill is the so-called "puppy mill bill". It would require a commercial breeder [defined as a person who has 11 or more breeding females and sells their offspring] to be licensed and regulated by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation and abide by certain care standards adopted by TDLR through the rule making process.
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