Bill Status of SB1372 103rd General Assembly
Short Description: DOG TRAINING LICENSE ACT
Sen. Craig Wilcox
|Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Dog Training Licensure Act. Defines terms. Creates the Dog Training Licensure Board. Provides for the authority and duties of the Board. Provides that no person shall practice, attempt to practice, or hold oneself out as being able to practice dog training in this State unless such person is licensed in accordance with the Act, holds a provisional permit in accordance with the Act, or is a licensed professional in a related field who holds and advanced degree or certification deemed by the Board to be equivalent to the certification in dog training issued by approved certification programs. Provides for: licensure requirements; provisional permits; license and permit duration, fees, and means of instruction; practice by out-of-state practitioners; complaints and discipline; restriction on liability, information handling; and penalties for unauthorized practice, fraud, and harm to animals. Amends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act to make a conforming change. Effective immediately.