LEGISLATION
    Bills in the Michigan Legislature run in a two-year cycle, ending in the even year.  The introduced bills below must pass both the Senate and House and
    be signed by the Governor to become law. Bills that are not enacted by the last session in 2018 will die.
    MAPBD urges you to read these bills that directly effect animal ownership.  Let us know your position and contact your legislators to voice your opinion.
         
  
MICHIGAN ASSOCIATION
for
PURE BRED DOGS
www.mapbd.org
Document             
Type
Description
SB 0122 of 2017             
Senate Bill   

MAPBD POSITION:
Neutral
Food; restaurants; outdoor seating areas at restaurants; allow dogs to be present. Amends secs.
1105, 3113 & 6101 of 2000 PA 92 (MCL 289.1105 et seq.).
SB 0276 of 2017               
Senate Bill
Crimes; animals; penalties for crimes against animals; enhance, and make other revisions. Amends
secs 50 & 50b of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.50 & 750.50b).
SB 0301 of 2017        
Senate Bill
Crimes; animals; ownership of animals by a person convicted of certain crimes against animals;
require court to prohibit for a period. Amends secs. 49, 50 & 50b of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.49 et seq.).
SB 0496 of 2017                
Senate Bill
Crimes; animals; leaving animal unattended in a motor vehicle; prohibit, and provide penalties.
Amends sec. 50 of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.50).
SB 0709 of 2017               
Senate Bill
Animals; dangerous; dangerous animal statute; modify. Amends title & secs. 1, 2 & 3 of 1988 PA 426
(MCL 287.321 et seq.) & adds secs. 4, 5, 6, 7 & 8.
HB 4025 of 2017              
House Bill
Crimes; animals; penalties for person engaged in cruel treatment of companion animal in presence
of a child; provide for. Amends sec. 50 of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.50).
HB 4186 of 2017
(PA 84 of 2017)      
Public Act 84 of 2017 (Effective:
7/12/2017)
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MCL   
House Bill
Animals; animal shelters; certain definition of animal; revise. Amends secs. 1 & 8b of 1969 PA 287
(MCL 287.331 & 287.338b).
HB 4187 of 2017               
House Bill
Food; restaurants; outdoor seating at restaurants; allow dogs to be present. Amends secs. 1105,
3113 & 6101 of 2000 PA 92 (MCL 289.1105 et seq.).
HB 4332 of 2017                
House Bill
Crimes; animals; penalties for crimes against animals; enhance, and make other revisions. Amends
secs. 50 & 50b of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.50 & 750.50b).
HB 4785 of 2017   
House Bill
Animals; dogs; service dogs for veterans; provide grant program. Creates new act.
HB 4786 of 2017                
House Bill
Animals; dogs; dog license application; allow for a voluntary $10.00 contribution and earmark revenue
to the veterans service dog fund. Amends sec. 6 of 1919 PA 339 (MCL 287.266). TIE BAR WITH: HB
4785'17
HB 4843 of 2017              
House Bill
Animals; dogs; pilot program for veterans to train their own service dogs; create. Creates new act.
HB 5063 of 2017    
House Bill
Crimes; animals; leaving animal unattended in a motor vehicle; prohibit, and provide penalties.
Amends sec. 50 of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.50).
SB 0741 of 2018               
Senate Bill

MAPBD POSITION:
SUPPORT
Animals; dogs; local government enacting or enforcing an ordinance, policy, resolution, or rule that
regulates a dog based upon breed or perceived breed; prohibit. Creates new act.
HB 5645 of 2018              
House Bill
Criminal procedure; witnesses; support dog when witness testifies; allow under certain
circumstances. Amends sec. 2163a of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.2163a).
HB 5916 of 2018                
House Bill
Animals; pet shops; regulation of pet shops in the sale of dogs; clarify. Amends sec. 5a of 1969 PA
287 (MCL 287.335a) & adds sec. 5b.