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File #: 68608    Version: Name: Ban Breeding Animals for Research
Type: Ordinance Status: Items Referred
File created: 11/29/2021 In control: BOARD OF HEALTH FOR MADISON AND DANE COUNTY
On agenda: 5/10/2022 Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: SECOND SUBSTITUTE - Creating Section 23.65 of the Madison General Ordinances to prohibit commercial selling of cats or dogs for the purpose of experimentation, and amending Section 1.08(3)(a) of the Madison General Ordinances to update and revise bail deposits for violations thereof, and amending Section 1.08(4) to provide Director of Public Health Madison Dane County enforcement authority to issue citations for violations thereof.
Sponsors: Lindsay Lemmer, Tag Evers
Attachments: 1. 68608SecondSubBody, 2. 68608 Body.pdf, 3. 68608 version 1.pdf, 4. 68608 Substitute Body.pdf, 5. Written Public Comment #68608.pdf

Fiscal Note

The proposed resolution prohibits breeding or selling of animals for the purpose of experimentation, updates and revises bail deposits for violations, and provides the Director of Public Health Madison Dane County enforcement authority to issue citations for violations. Public Health does not anticipate any significant fiscal impacts with this change. No appropriation is required.

Title

SECOND SUBSTITUTE - Creating Section 23.65 of the Madison General Ordinances to prohibit commercial selling of cats or dogs for the purpose of experimentation, and amending Section 1.08(3)(a) of the Madison General Ordinances to update and revise bail deposits for violations thereof, and amending Section 1.08(4) to provide Director of Public Health Madison Dane County enforcement authority to issue citations for violations thereof.

Body

DRAFTER’S ANALYSIS:    This second substitute ordinance creates a ban on commercial breeding and selling of dogs or cats for the purpose of medical, surgical or chemical experimentation, and creates bail deposits for violations of the ordinance. 

 

This ordinance does not apply to any individual breeding any dogs or cats in the course of their job duties by State of Wisconsin employees or to individuals transporting dogs or cats. or to individuals that breed dogs or cats for their own experimentation purposes.

 

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The Common Council of the City of Madison do hereby ordain as follows:

 

 

                      See Legistar - File No. 68608 Substitute Body in Attachments.