Current Legislation

Michigan Pet Alliance uses Attorneys for Animals’ legislative tracker to inventory and review pending legislation in Michigan. 

MPA is currently in support of the following bills and asks our members, and the public, to contact their Michigan House Representative and urge them to support the following:

Priority Bills

HB 4881 & 4882 – Teddy’s Law, or Beagle Freedom

Teddy’s Law provides an opportunity for research cats and dogs to be adopted as a pet after the laboratory research has ended. When give a chance to flourish in a home environment, adopters of former research cats and dogs can attest to the resilience and affection of these animals.

To read the bill as introduced to the house, please click HB 4881 & HB 4882

HB 4784 – Requiring animals to have adequate shelter for weather conditions

To read the bill as introduced to the house, please click HB 4784

HB 4726 – Temporary licensing of veterinarians during emergencies

To read the bill as introduced to the house, please click HB 4726

Current Bills

HB 4723 – Make shelter animals the state animal

To read the bill as introduced to the house, please click HB 4723