MCL - Act 224 of 1969


Act 224 of 1969

AN ACT to license and regulate dealers that deliver, transport, board, buy, or sell dogs or cats for laboratory research purposes; to regulate research facilities that use dogs or cats for laboratory research; to require research facilities to offer laboratory animals no longer needed for laboratory research to certain animal protection shelters for adoption before euthanizing; to require research facilities to submit annual reports; to provide immunity from civil liability under certain conditions; to create certain funds; and to repeal acts and parts of acts.

History: 1969, Act 224, Eff. Mar. 20, 1970 ;-- Am. 2023, Act 315, Eff. Feb. 13, 2024

The People of the State of Michigan enact:
Document Type Description
Section 287.381 Section Definitions.
Section 287.382 Section License; application, fee.
Section 287.383 Section License; issuance; qualifications; “good moral character” defined.
Section 287.384 Section Unlawful sale or transportation of animals; dealers' licenses needed.
Section 287.385 Section Rules; promulgation.
Section 287.386 Section Identification or marking of dogs and cats.
Section 287.387 Section Research facilities and dealers; records of purchases, sales, transportation, and handling of animals for research; maintenance of compliance report.
Section 287.388 Section Disposition of dogs or cats; time; notice; record; exceptions.
Section 287.388a Section Offering of laboratory animal for adoption; requirement; exception; animal protection shelter; written agreement; "Teddy's law".
Section 287.389 Section Sales by public auction or by weight; disposal of unclaimed dogs and cats, maximum price.
Section 287.390 Section License; suspension or revocation; grounds, notice, reinstatement.
Section 287.391 Section Bill of sale; form.
Section 287.391a Section Annual compliance report.
Section 287.392 Section Violations, administrative hearing; penalties.
Section 287.392a Section Laboratory animal fund.
Section 287.393 Section Dealers or facilities; responsible for acts of agents or employees.
Section 287.394 Section Effect on other acts.
Section 287.395 Section Repeal.