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SB 250 - Requiring Spaying and Neutering of Dogs and Cats - Key Vote

California Key Votes

Gilbert Cedillo voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Failed With Amendment (House) (28-42) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (21-16) - (Key vote)

Title: Requiring Spaying and Neutering of Dogs and Cats

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires cats that roam at large and all dogs to be sterilized by the age of six months, with some exceptions.

Highlights:
-Requires that dog owners have their pets sterilized by the age of six months, or obtain an unaltered dog license if allowed in their city and/or county (Sec. 1). -Outlines criteria that allow for the licensing agency to revoke unaltered dog licenses (Sec. 1). -Allows the licensing agency to assess a fee for all procedures relating to unaltered dog licenses (Sec. 1). - Requires an owner or custodian who offers any unsterilized dog for sale, trade, or adoption at four months of age or older, or the age required by the licensing agency to include a valid unaltered dog license number with the offer of sale, trade, or adoption. (Sec. 1). -Requires all cats that roam at large to be sterilized by the age of six months (Sec. 2). -Notes that sterilization of a dog or a cat is not required if it would pose a serious health risk to the animal (Sec. 1, 2). -Provides penalties for certain behaviors and actions relating to unlicensed unaltered dogs and cats (Sec. 1, 2).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Requiring Spaying and Neutering of Dogs and Cats

Sponsors

  • Dean R. Florez (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
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