2019 Blog

Action Alert: New Hampshire SB161

Action Alert: New Hampshire SB161

This bill amends (or edits) the current “Sale of Pets” law (RSA 437:1). It removes the current language of “engaged in the business of transferring” and replaces it with “that transfers 20 or more” and creates the term pet vendor. It applies to any animal which can be sold as a pet, so basically all […]

ACTION ALERT: New Hampshire HB688

UPDATE 2/27/19: HB688 has been “laid on table.” The bill may be voted on someday, but for now, the bill has been set aside (or tabled). If the session ends and the bill has not been taken off the table, the bill dies. Utterly irrational and completely overreaching! This is easily one of the greatest examples […]

Rhode Island Animal Program Ban

Rhode Island Animal Program Ban

This is a ban on teaching children about animals through educational outreach, a ban on animals in 4-H, and much more! UPDATE from 4/5/19: The bill did go to hearing and after being informed of all the unintended consequences the legislators have realized this bill is not good for Rhode Island. Legislators also were not thrilled, obviously, […]