See new action alert here: http://usark.org/press-releases/ca-ab-339-new-action-required/
WHERE: CALIFORNIA STATE
WHAT: California Assembly Bill 339 was introduced on February 13, 2013 and has been assigned a Committee. The bill would ban selling animals at "swap meets." In the state of California, reptile shows could be classified as "swap meets."
(a) As used in this article, the term "swap meet" includes a flea market or an open-air market and means an event at which two or more persons offer merchandise for sale or exchange and that meets one of the following conditions:
(1) A fee is charged for the privilege of offering or displaying merchandise for sale or exchange.
(2) A fee is charged to prospective buyers for parking or for admission to the area where merchandise is offered or displayed for sale or exchange.
(3) The event is held more than six times in any 12-month period.
It is important to exclude reptile shows from this bill.
Complete text of Bill can be found here: http://usark.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/CA-AB339.pdf
Pertinent California Business and Professions code excerpt can be found here: http://usark.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/California-Business-and-Professions-Code-exerpt-AB-339-20132.pdf
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