NJ Senate Voting Sessions Coming Up Soon ‘ Time Again to Urge Support of Conditional Veto of S.3041
Additional attempts to overturn the conditional veto of S.3041 are likely to be made at upcoming voting sessions of the New Jersey State Senate. Those voting sessions are scheduled to take place on Monday, June 19; Thursday, June 22; Monday, June 26; and Thursday, June 29. It is important that all New Jersey residents again […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/nj-senate-voting-sessions-coming-up-soon-time-again-to-urge-support-of-conditional-veto-of-s-3041/ | June 14, 2017
CA Action Alert: AB 485 Scheduled for Committee Hearing June 26 ‘ Start Contacting Members Now!
Assembly Bill 485'which seeks to prohibit pet retailers from selling pets (including dogs, cats and rabbits) unless the animals were obtained from a public animal control agency or shelter, a shelter maintained by a society for the prevention of cruelty to animals, a humane society shelter, or a nonprofit rescue or adoption organization'is scheduled for […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/ca-action-alert-ab-485-scheduled-for-committee-hearing-june-26-start-contacting-members-now/ | June 13, 2017
Providence, RI, on Verge of Enacting Mandatory Spay/Neuter, Dog Ownership Limits
AKC Government Relations has just learned that the City Council of Providence, Rhode Island, recently passed a mandatory spay/neuter ordinance and animal ownership limits. The proposal would require all dogs six months of age or older to be spayed or neutered unless a person acquires a dog breeding permit.
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/providence-ri-on-verge-of-enacting-mandatory-spay-neuter-dog-ownership-limits/ | June 7, 2017
California Action Alert: AB 485 to be Voted on Today
The American Kennel Club (AKC) emphatically supports freedom of choice in selecting a pet. AKC actively promotes efforts to ensure that people are educated, understand the demands of responsible ownership and have access to a pet that is right for them.
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/california-action-alert-ab-485-to-be-voted-on-today/ | May 30, 2017
NJ Update: Yesterday’s Attempted Override of Conditional Veto of S.3041 Failed
As expected, in yesterday's New Jersey State Senate's voting session, State Senator Raymond Lesniak attempted to organize a vote to overturn Governor Christie's conditional veto of S.3041. Lacking the votes necessary to override, no vote was taken on this issue.
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/nj-update-yesterdays-attempted-override-of-conditional-veto-of-s-3041-failed/ | May 26, 2017
NJ ACTION ALERT: CONTACT STATE SENATORS TODAY; URGE SUPPORT OF CONDITIONAL VETO OF S.3041
It is imperative that all New Jersey residents contact their state senator and respectfully urge them to vote against any proposal to override the Governor's conditional veto of S.3041.
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/nj-action-alert-contact-state-senators-today-urge-support-of-conditional-veto-of-s-3041/ | May 22, 2017
New York Bill Advances Requiring Non-Economic Damages for Loss of a Pet ‘ Contact the Assembly
A bill is moving in the New York Assembly that would require someone to pay for non-economic damages in cases involving the wrongful death of or injury to a companion animal. This would mean that in addition to the fair monetary value of the animal and veterinary bills, a person would be liable for the […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/new-york-bill-advances-requiring-non-economic-damages-for-loss-of-a-pet-contact-the-assembly/ | May 17, 2017
NJ REMINDER: CONTACT STATE SENATORS TODAY; URGE SUPPORT OF CONDITIONAL VETO OF S.3041
It is imperative that all New Jersey residents contact their state senator and respectfully urge them to vote against any proposal to override the Governor's conditional veto of S.3041.
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/nj-reminder-contact-state-senators-today-urge-support-of-conditional-veto-of-s-3041/ | May 15, 2017
CALIFORNIA ALERT: AB 485 SCHEDULED FOR COMMITTEE VOTE ON WED., MAY 17 ‘ EXPRESS OPPOSITION NOW
Assembly Bill 485 is scheduled for consideration and a vote by the Assembly Appropriations Committee on Wednesday, May 17. Like many other measures that reference 'retail pet sales" or "pet stores", this measure is aimed squarely at restricting the availability of purpose-bred dogs and cats. California residents are strongly urged to contact members of the […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/california-alert-ab-485-scheduled-for-committee-vote-on-wed-may-17-express-opposition-now/ | May 12, 2017
NJ S 3041 Final Countdown: Urge Senate to Support Conditional Veto; Thank Gov. Christie
Last week, Governor Christie conditionally vetoed Senate Bill 3041, incorporating all the changes requested by AKC and like-minded organizations, including NAIA and PIJAC. We thank everyone who contacted the Governor for their part in this successful outcome.
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/nj-s-3041-final-countdown-urge-senate-to-support-conditional-veto-thank-gov-christie/ | May 9, 2017

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