Summary: H.R.1002 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (02/06/2019)

Welfare of Our Friends Act of 2019 or the WOOF! Act

This bill establishes requirements to protect dogs from dog dealers who have had their licenses suspended or revoked in the last 10 years and certain individuals connected to such dog dealers. Specifically, the bill prohibits the Department of Agriculture (USDA) from licensing such a dealer if the license is for operating a facility that the dealer previously used for dogs. Further, for such a facility, USDA may not license (1) the dealer's immediate family members, (2) persons who reside at the same address as the dealer, or (3) certain legal entities where the dealer holds an ownership interest.