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HB 0886 - Animals - Vets Must Scan for Microchip to Verify Proper Owner
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Tracking Level: Neutral
Sponsor: Andrew Welch (R)
Last Action: 3/13/2020 - Senate Read and Referred
House Committee: Agriculture and Consumer Affairs
Senate Committee: Assignments
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

This bill requires veterinarians and veterinary technicians to scan the animals they are treating for microchips to ensure that the animal's owner is the same person presenting the animal for treatment.  If not, the veterinarian must notify law enforcement.     

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