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For over a century, the Michigan Humane Society has taken a leadership role in affecting legislation to address animal welfare issues in our state.  Join the Michigan Humane Society's Legislative Action Network and help lobby for legislation to address animal welfare issues in Michigan.  You will receive updates and alerts letting you know when and how you can take action. Together, we can make a difference in the lives of animals throughout Michigan.

Michigan State Legislation:

SB560 & HB5095

Large-Scale Breeder Requirements and Stray Holding Periods

HB4534/4535 & SB377/378 & SB603/604

Animal Abuse Registry (aka "Logan's Law")

HB5061, HB5062, & HB5063

Animal Abuse Registry via ICHAT


Expand Personal Protection Orders to Include Animal Abuse


Adoption of Animals Seized in Fighting Investigations


Eliminate Requirement that County Sheriff Kill Stray Dogs


Dogs Allowed in Outdoor Restaurant Seating Areas

SB285 & SB286

Stronger Penalties for Animal Cruelty

SB386 & HB4755

Stricter Penalties for Animal Abusers Concerning Animal Ownership


Breeding of Large Carnivores in Zoos


Euthanasia Procedures

HB4850 & HB4851

Puppy Protection Act


Animal Control LIEN Access


Puppy/Kitten Lemon Law


Antifreeze Bittering


Michigan Humane Society License Plate

SB117 & SB118

Puppy Protection Act

Michigan State Animal Regulation:

Open Letter to Dog Breeders and Purebred Dog Fanciers in Michigan

Join MHS in Establishing Much-Needed Oversight for Large-Scale Commercial Dog Breeding Establishments in Michigan

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