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2015 Senate Bill 658: Limit large carnivore breeding to zoos
Introduced by Sen. Rick Jones R-Grand Ledge on December 10, 2015
To impose a regulatory regime prescribing extensive and detailed standards of care on keepers and breeders of large carnivores, with exceptions for shelters and some existing owners. The main effect of the bill would be allow five municipal zoos in Michigan (Detroit, Lansing, Grand Rapids, Saginaw and Battle Creek) to breed large carnivores.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Agriculture Committee on December 10, 2015
Reported in the Senate on December 1, 2016
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-4) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Received in the House on December 1, 2016
Referred to the House Agriculture Committee on December 1, 2016