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The law does allow insurers to ask other questions about the dog in question including whether the dog has bitten anyone, whether the dog has been deemed dangerous or vicious, and whether there have been any complaints about the dog. (Credit: Jaynothing/Shutterstock.com) The law does allow insurers to ask other questions about the dog in question including whether the dog has bitten anyone, whether the dog has been deemed dangerous or vicious, and whether there have been any complaints about the dog. (Credit: Jaynothing/Shutterstock.com)

A bill prohibiting insurers from charging higher premiums or denying coverage based solely on a dog’s breed has been signed into law by Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak.

According to the language of the bill, SB 103 will officially prohibit an insurer from “refusing to issue, canceling, refusing to renew or increasing the premium or rate for certain policies of insurance on the sole basis of the specific breed or mixture of breeds of a dog.”

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