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2017 IN HB 1550

Positive legislation! Indiana HB 1550 would allow species listed under the Endangered Species Act (“ESA”) to be kept if domestically bred. ESA-listed species are already regulated at the national level by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, but Indiana has a much more restrictive law that makes it illegal to own these species. Banning the […]

MS HB1: Venomous snake ban

MS HB1: Venomous snake ban

UPDATE: 1/31/17 died in Committee! Mississippi House Bill 1 (HB1) is a duplicate of last year’s HB23. HB1 seeks to add “all poisonous or venomous species” of snakes to the state list of “inherently dangerous wild animals.” This would ban the importation, sale, and possession of these species. It has been assigned to the House […]

ACTION ALERT: Washoe County, NV

ACTION ALERT: Washoe County, NV

Deadline Feb. 27! Hearing expected Feb. 28! Remember to be CIVIL and PROFESSIONAL at all times! WHAT: Chapter 55 of the Washoe County Code regarding animals will be revised. Outside groups and extremists are pushing for bans and overregulation. Do not let animal rights groups make our laws! We do not have their fraudulently raised millions of dollars, […]

ACTION ALERT: Cambridge, Mass.

ACTION ALERT: Cambridge, Mass.

DEADLINE: Sept. 15 at 3:00 PM There are two Action Alerts. The one on this page takes only a couple minutes and is the best option. We also have the quick Action Alert at www.usark.org/campaign/action-alert-cambridge-mass/. Please share and do both alerts. SUMMARY: This proposed ordinance to amend Title 6 of the Cambridge, MA Municipal Code […]

Invasive Fish and Wildlife Prevention Act of 2016

Invasive Fish and Wildlife Prevention Act of 2016

WHAT: H.R. 5895 and S. 3278, the Invasive Fish and Wildlife Prevention Act of 2016 (“IFWP”) Where: National Introduced by, and other details: H.R. 5895 by Representative Louise Slaughter (D-NY) and S. 3278 by Senator Kristen Gillibrand (D-NY). Link to text: http://usark.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Invasive-Fish-Wildlife-Prevention-Act-of-2016.pdf Links to more information, including co-sponsors (to be updated): 1.     H.R. 5895: https://www.congress.gov/bill/114th-congress/house-bill/5895 2.     S. […]