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AB 2723 Animals: Microchips: Theft

2022 Bill

This bill would additionally require the owner or new owner of the dog or cat to be registered with the microchip registry company as the primary owner of the dog or cat. The bill would prohibit the agency, shelter, or group from being listed as the primary owner of the dog or cat beginning 90 days after the dog or cat has been released to the owner or adopted, sold, or given away to a new owner. The bill would also prohibit a dog or cat from being reclaimed by a person other than the person registered with the microchip company as the primary owner unless the primary owner has authorized that person to reclaim the dog or cat.