SECOND REGULAR SESSION
HOUSE BILL NO. 1271
95TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
INTRODUCED BY REPRESENTATIVE BROWN (30).
3517L.03I D. ADAM CRUMBLISS, Chief Clerk
To amend chapter 10, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to the designation of the official canine breed and state canine of Missouri.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Missouri, as follows:
Section A. Chapter 10, RSMo, is amended by adding thereto one new section, to be known as section 10.115, to read as follows:
10.115. 1. The Newfoundland dog, known for its large size, tremendous strength, sweet disposition, loyalty, and natural water rescue tendencies, is selected for and shall be known as the official canine breed of the state of Missouri.
2. Seaman, the Newfoundland dog which accompanied Meriwether Lewis and William Clark on their expedition of the new territory acquired by the United States through the Louisiana Purchase, is selected for and shall be known as the official state canine of the state of Missouri.