Fla. Senator’s Bill Would Prohibit Artificially Colored Pets
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FLORIDA (CBSMiami) – It may soon be illegal to dye your pup pink or your bunny blue.
Under a bill sponsored by Sen. Maria Sachs, D-Delray Beach, State Bill 650 would reverse a change pushed by former Sen. Ellyn Bogdanoff, Sachs’ Republican opponent last November, that repealed an earlier prohibition on dyeing animals, reports the News Service of Florida.
It would bar anyone in Florida from coloring birds and animals or importing colored animals and birds. Sachs’ bill would also make it illegal to sell young chickens, ducklings and rabbits.
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