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Massachusetts S.2192 signed by governor

Massachusetts S.2192, a comprehensive overhaul of Massachusetts state animal control laws, was signed by the governor today. The new law specifically states: “No city or town shall regulate dogs in a manner that is specific to breed.” In essence, BSL will be illegal … Continue reading

Massachusetts S.2192 moves forward (would prohibit BSL statewide)

UPDATE 8/2/12: S.2192 was signed by the governor today and will become effective in 90 days. Congratulations to Massachusetts! Massachusetts S.2192 is a bill that overhauls Massachusetts state animal laws. It includes several clauses that would prohibit municipalities in MA … Continue reading

Massachusetts: New state law will nullify cities’ BSL

Reports out of Lowell and Worcester, MA, indicate that the breed-specific ordinances in both cities—and by extension, any other MA city with BSL—will be nullified by the new MA state law when it goes into effect on October 31. The … Continue reading

Massachusetts bill would prohibit municipalities from passing BSL

UPDATE 8/2/12: S.2192 was signed by the governor today and will become effective in 90 days. Congratulations to Massachusetts! Massachusetts S.2184 now S.2192 is a bill that overhauls Massachusetts state animal laws. It includes the following clauses that would prohibit municipalities … Continue reading