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Kansas lawmakers fight over animal reform bill


April 19, 2017

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Lawmakers in Kansas are debating the fairness of proposed inspection protocols and fee increases for animal breeders and shelters.

The Topeka Capital-Journal ( ) reports some legislators want to pass a state law forbidding the Kansas Department of Agriculture, which inspects pet animal businesses, from giving breeders advance notice of inspections. They are also considering implementing a fee on facilities that skip inspections or need to be re-inspected after failing.

Republican Rep. Doug Blex of Independence says it would be ludicrous to apply th...

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