ACTION ALERT: NJ S1093

ACTION ALERT: NJ S1093

New Jersey S1093: Ban on Educational Outreach Programs UPDATE 10/22/18: Passed Assembly Appropriations Committee. UPDATE: S1093 passed committee on 5/31/18 with amendments. While this bill is still completely unnecessary and a redundancy when stacked on top of animal welfare and cruelty laws already in place, very few, if any, animal educators will be affected if passed […]

ACTION ALERT: NJ A1923

ACTION ALERT: NJ A1923

New Jersey A1923: Ban on Educational Outreach Programs UPDATE 10/22/18: Passed Assembly Appropriations Committee. UPDATE: The bill passed out of committee on May 17 with amendments. While this bill is still completely unnecessary and a redundancy when stacked on top of animal welfare and cruelty laws already in place, very few, if any, animal educators […]

Veto S2508: Ban on Educational Animal Programs

Veto S2508: Ban on Educational Animal Programs

EXPIRED UPDATE: “Nosey’s Law” has been vetoed (“pocket veto”) in New Jersey thanks to all the calls, emails, and work done to educate legislators! However, work is already being done to get this passed into law under the new governor. While the next introduction may have some exemptions, we have seen this bill in other states […]

MS HB591: Venomous snake ban

MS HB591: Venomous snake ban

EXPIRED Remember to be professional and civil at all times! EXPIRED   HB591 Died in Committee on January 30th! Mississippi House Bill 591 (HB591) is a duplicate of last year’s HB1, and HB23 in 2016. HB591 seeks to add “all poisonous or venomous species” of snakes to the state list of “inherently dangerous wild animals.” […]

Action Alert: Nevada

Action Alert: Nevada

Remember to be professional and courteous at all times! Nevada Board of Wildlife Commissioners: Commission Regulation 17-02, Noncommercial Collection of Reptiles and Amphibians, Amendment #1: For Possible Action/Public Comment Allowed Summary: The Nevada Board of Wildlife Commissioners may consider making changes to the current regulation regarding the noncommercial hobby collecting of non-threatened (or “unprotected”) species of […]