Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Legislative Alert: Judie Mancuso/SCIL sponsor pet legislation

Judi Mancuso, President of Social Compassion in Legislation (SCIL, one of the sponsors of AB 1634, the statewide mandatory spay/bill introduced in 2007), announced SCIL's sponsorship of AB 485, the Pet Rescue & Adoption Act.  While the press release suggests that the new bill would require all dogs, cats, and rabbits offered for retail sale in California to be obtained solely from public or private animal shelters located in California and non-profit rescue groups, the actual language of the bill is vague.  Here's the entire text of the current bill (without the preamble):

DOGS Alert CA AB 485-Pet Store Rescue Monopoly

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