Governor Brown Issues Legislative Update
SACRAMENTO Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced that he has signed the following bills related to the treatment and welfare of animals:
AB 1162 by Assemblymember Wesley Chesbro (D-Eureka) Wildlife: poaching.
AB 1776 by Assemblymember Paul Fong (D-Mountain View) State government: Pacific leatherback sea turtle.
AB 2609 by Assemblymember Ben Hueso (D-Chula Vista) Fish and Game Commission.
SB 1107 by Senator Tom Berryhill (R-Stanislaus) Automated License Data System: nonprofit conservation organizations.
SB 1162 by Senator Sharon Runner (R-Antelope Valley) Animal control: tranquilizers.
SB 1221 by Senator Ted Lieu (D-Torrance) Mammals: use of dogs to pursue bears and bobcats.
SB 1229 by Senator Fran Pavley (D-Agoura Hills) Real property: rentals: animals.
SB 1249 by Senator Lois Wolk (D-Davis) Department of Fish and Game: lands: expenditures.
SB 1500 by Senator Ted Lieu (D-Torrance) Seized and abandoned animals: full costs: forfeiture.
The Governor also announced that he has vetoed the following bill:
SB 1480 by Senator Ellen Corbett (D-San Leandro) Trapping. A veto message can be found here.
For full text of the bills, visit: http://leginfo.ca.gov/bilinfo.html.