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breed Specific Legislation for Utah


The state of Utah has state level legislation preventing cities and counties from creating breed specific laws.

18-2-101 Regulation of dogs by a municipality.
(1) A municipality may not adopt or enforce a breed-specific rule, regulation, policy, or ordinance
regarding dogs.
(2) Any breed-specific rule, regulation, policy, or ordinance regarding dogs is void.
Enacted by Chapter 424, 2014 General Session

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