HOUSE BILL NO. 5040

A bill to prohibit townships from enacting or enforcing an ordinance, policy, resolution, or rule that regulates a dog based on the breed or perceived breed of the dog; and to provide for the powers and duties of townships.

the people of the state of michigan enact:

Sec. 1. A township shall not enact or enforce an ordinance, policy, resolution, or rule that regulates a dog based on breed or perceived breed. However, this act does not prohibit a township from enacting an ordinance, policy, resolution, or rule that places restrictions or imposes additional requirements on dogs or dog owners.

Enacting section 1. This act takes effect 90 days after the date it is enacted into law.