Update: CT Committee to Consider Prohibition on Local Breed-Specific Laws MONDAY (4/1)
Connecticut House Bill 6311, which would prohibit municipalities from adopting breed-specific dangerous dog laws, is scheduled for a hearing by the Joint Planning and Development Committee on Monday, April 1.
The AKC supports this measure and encourages Connecticut residents to consider attending Monday’s hearing or contact the members of the Joint Planning and Development Committee to ask them to support House Bill 6311.
Read AKC’s Talking Points and Issue Analysis, Why Breed-Specific Legislation Doesn’t Work .
How You Can Help:
Contact the members of the Committee on Planning and Development and ask them to support House Bill 6311. The committee phone number is: 860-240-0550.
State Senator Steve Cassano
State Representative Jason Rojas
State Senator Catherine Osten
State Representative Daniel Fox
State Senator Leonard Fasano
State Representative William Aman
State Representative Vincent Candelora
State Representative Christopher Davis
State Representative Joe Diminico
State Representative Mae Flexer
State Representative Mary Fritz
State Representative Linda Gentile
State Representative Auden Grogins
State Representative Noreen Kokoruda
State Representative Lonnie Reed
State Representative Matthew Ritter
State Representative Brian Sear
State Representative Bill Simanski
State Representative Richard Smith
State Representative Tom Vicino
The American Kennel Club Government Relations Department (AKC GR) will continue to closely monitor this bill and provide updates as they become available. For more information, contact AKC GR at (919) 816-3720 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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