An Act Regarding the Sale of Cats and Dogs with Health Problems
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:
Sec. 1. 7 MRSA §4155, sub-§3, ¶¶B and C, as enacted by PL 1995, c. 589, §1, are amended to read:
B. Exchange of the animal for an animal of the purchaser's choice of equivalent value, providing if a replacement is available; or
C. Retainment of the animal and reimbursement for 1/2 of the reasonable veterinary fees not to exceed 1/2 of the original purchase price of the animal . ; or
Sec. 2. 7 MRSA §4155, sub-§3, ¶D is enacted to read:
D. For an animal with less than one year of life expectancy, as determined by a veterinarian pursuant to subsection 1, retainment of the animal and a full refund of the original purchase price of the animal. Reimbursement of veterinary fees by the seller is not required under this paragraph.
Sec. 3. 7 MRSA §4155, sub-§5, as amended by PL 2007, c. 702, §27, is further amended to read:
Sec. 4. 7 MRSA §4156, sub-§2, as amended by PL 2007, c. 702, §29, is further amended to read:
Effective 90 days following adjournment of the 129th Legislature, First Regular Session, unless otherwise indicated.