Legislative Update – Peggy Koteen

Legislative Update: SB 1175 prohibits the import and sale of zoonotic disease-carrying animals for consumption and adds 13 African species to the restricted hunting/import list.

This bill has passed the State Senate (29 to 8)! Now we need your help to get it moving in the Assembly. Please write to the Committee on Water, Parks, and Wildlife at the CA Legislative Portal. Sign in (or create an account), and select SB 1175 here: calegislation.lc.ca.gov/Advocates/faces/index.xhtml

Additionally, it can help to write our Assemblyman Jordan Cunningham in support of SB 1175. On his website, jordancunningham.org, select contact.

I believe you will be impressed with the declaration written in the bill’s opening paragraphs. This adds to the bill’s value. To read as written: https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billCompareClient.xhtml?bill_id=201920200SB1175&showamends=false

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