Very few legislative session days are scheduled before the New Jersey legislature adjourns on Dec. 15. More than ever, these five critical bills need your support:
Senate Bill 1989/Assembly Bill 2981, which would increase penalties for animal hoarding.
Assembly Bill 2668, which would require cross-reporting of child and animal abuse.
Assembly Bill 2979/Senate Bill 1990, which would increase penalties for committing acts of serious animal cruelty in front of children.
Assembly Bill 1951/Senate Bill 1275, which would prevent insurance companies from unfairly discriminating based on the breed of dog in the home.
Assembly Bill 1419, which would allow pets to be included in domestic violence restraining orders.
Please help us get these important bills scheduled for a vote today by contacting the following legislators:
To support S1989/A2981, please ask the Senate Economic Growth Committee and the Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee chairs, respectively, to schedule the bills for a committee vote and to vote for their passage.
To support A2668, please ask Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee Chair Douglas H. Fisher to schedule it for a committee vote and to vote for its passage.
To support A2979/S1990, please ask the Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee and the Senate Economic Growth Committee chairs, respectively, to schedule the bills for a committee vote today.
To support A1951/S1275, please ask your state senator to support the bill today.
To support A1419, please ask Assembly Judiciary Committee Chair Linda R. Greenstein to schedule the bill for a committee vote and to vote for its passage.
Your help will be greatly appreciated.