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Amend CSHB 2127 (house committee printing) as follows:
(1)  On page 2, line 6, between the semicolon and "and", insert the following appropriately numbered subdivisions and renumber subsequent subdivisions accordingly:
(____)  does not affect the authority of a municipality or county to conduct a public awareness campaign;
(____)  does not affect the authority of a municipality or county to:
(A)  enter into or negotiate terms of a collective bargaining agreement with its employees; or
(B)  adopt a policy related to its employees;
(2)  Strike "FIELD" each time it appears (page 2, lines 14 and 22; page 5, lines 6 and 26; page 6, line 7; and page 7, lines 11, 19, and 27).
(3)  On page 4, line 22, immediately after the underlined semicolon, insert "or".
(4)  On page 4, line 24, strike "or a county" and substitute an underlined period.
(5)  On page 4, strike lines 25-27.
(6)  On page 7, line 1, strike "LICENSED".
(7)  On page 7, line 2, between the underlined period and "A", insert "(a)".
(8)  On page 7, between lines 8 and 9, insert the following:
(b)  Except as provided by this subsection, a municipality may not adopt, enforce, or maintain an ordinance or rule that restricts, regulates, limits, or otherwise impedes the retail sale of dogs or cats. A municipality may enforce or maintain an ordinance or rule adopted before April 1, 2023, that restricts, regulates, limits, or otherwise impedes the retail sale of dogs or cats until the state adopts statewide regulation for the retail sale of dogs or cats, as applicable.