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– Dogs, certain, livestock
HOUSE BILL NO. 391
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H0391...............................................by AGRICULTURAL AFFAIRS
DOGS - Adds to existing law relating to dogs to provide that the breeding,
raising, boarding, producing or marketing of dogs of the herding, working
and sporting breeds by the producer shall be deemed an agricultural pursuit
and such animals shall be deemed livestock.
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]]]] LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ]]]]
Fifty-ninth Legislature Second Regular Session - 2008
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
HOUSE BILL NO. 391
BY AGRICULTURAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE
1 AN ACT
2 RELATING TO DOGS; AMENDING CHAPTER 28, TITLE 25, IDAHO CODE, BY THE ADDITION
3 OF A NEW SECTION 25-2809, IDAHO CODE, TO PROVIDE THAT THE BREEDING, RAIS-
4 ING, BOARDING, PRODUCING OR MARKETING OF DOGS OF THE HERDING, WORKING AND
5 SPORTING BREEDS BY THE PRODUCER SHALL BE DEEMED AN AGRICULTURAL PURSUIT
6 AND SUCH ANIMALS SHALL BE DEEMED LIVESTOCK; AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.
7 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
8 SECTION 1. That Chapter 28, Title 25, Idaho Code, be, and the same is
9 hereby amended by the addition thereto of a NEW SECTION, to be known and des-
10 ignated as Section 25-2809, Idaho Code, and to read as follows:
11 25-2809. CERTAIN DOGS DESIGNATED LIVESTOCK. For the purposes of all clas-
12 sification and administration of the laws of the state of Idaho, and all
13 administrative orders and rules pertaining thereto, the breeding, raising,
14 boarding, producing or marketing of dogs of the herding, working and sporting
15 breeds by the producer shall be deemed an agricultural pursuit and such ani-
16 mals shall be deemed livestock.
17 SECTION 2. An emergency existing therefor, which emergency is hereby
18 declared to exist, this act shall be in full force and effect on and after its
19 passage and approval.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
This proposed legislation relates to dogs; amending Chapter 28, Title
25, Idaho Code, by the Addition of a new Section 25-2809, Idaho Code,
to provide that the breeding, raising, boarding, producing or
marketing of dogs of the herding, working, and sporting breeds by the
producer shall be deemed an agricultural pursuit and such livestock;
and declaring an emergency.
There will be no impact on the State General Fund.
Name: Representative Tom Trail
Agency: Agricultural Affairs Committee
Representative Ken Roberts
Representative Paul Shepherd
Senator Lee Heinrich
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE H 391