The bill amends the "Pet Animal Care and Facilities Act" (Act) by:
- Removing language exempting from the Act a person who boards no more than 3 pet animals at one time;
- Exempting from the Act any pet animal rescue that qualifies as tax exempt under section 501 (c)(3) of the federal "Internal Revenue Code of 1986";
- Decreasing the maximum licensing fee amount that the commissioner of agriculture may charge a pet animal facility and establishing independent contractor pet groomer licensing fees in statute; and
- Removing language that prohibits a person from importing or causing to be imported any pet animal for the purpose of sale, resale, trade, or barter by a pet animal facility operator unless the person is licensed.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)