OLR Bill Analysis
HB 5799 (as amended by House "A")*
AN ACT REQUIRING PET BOARDING FACILITIES AND KENNELS TO DISPLAY THEIR LICENSE NUMBER ON ALL FORMS OF ADVERTISING.
This bill requires a person who maintains and advertises a commercial kennel to include his or her license number in any advertisement. (The bill does not specify the penalty for violating this requirement. ) It authorizes the agriculture commissioner to adopt regulations, which may establish the size, font, and location of the license number in advertisements.
By law, a person cannot operate a commercial kennel without a license from the agriculture commissioner.
*House Amendment “A” changes the effective date from upon passage to October 1, 2013.
EFFECTIVE DATE: October 1, 2013