Michigan State Senator David Robertson of Grand Blanc has sponsored Senate Bill 239 to outlaw breed discrimination in the state of Michigan. The bill has passed the Senate and was referred to a House Committee. The bill prohibits a local unit of government from enacting an ordinance or rule that regulates a dog based solely on breed, perceived breed or type.
To aid in getting this bill passed, Best Friends Animal Society has hired a lobbyist and they are all working very closely with the Make Michigan Next coalition members. Please follow the Make Michigan Next Facebook page on who and when to contact your legislators to get this bill passed.