South Dakota and Utah to be the 17th and 18th states to preempt breed-specific legislation.

Posted on March 17, 2014May 31, 2022Categories News, Uncategorized   Leave a comment on South Dakota and Utah to be the 17th and 18th states to preempt breed-specific legislation.

South Dakota has passed a bill to protect pets and people by preventing local governments from enacting legislation that regulates dog ownership based on a dog’s breed or breed mix. Governor Dennis Daugaard signed the bill on March 14, 2014[1]. The bill, SB 75[2], states that: No local government, as defined in § 6-1-12, may enact, maintain, or enforce any ordinance, policy, resolution, or other enactment that is specific as to the breed or perceived breed of a dog. This … Continue reading “South Dakota and Utah to be the 17th and 18th states to preempt breed-specific legislation.”