The 2013 session of the Washington State Legislature officially kicked off on Monday, January 14 and will run through April 28. The 105-day session is going to be another busy one and will include some very important bills to help animals.
The Federation will be monitoring bills...
Creating and supporting animal-friendly legislation:
Since the 1900s, The Federation has actively worked on state legislation that benefits and protects animals. The Legislative Committee is made up of Federation members and supporters who along with our paid lobbyist track and address...
Background of the Spay/Neuter Assistance Bill
In Washington, a Spay/Neuter Assistance Bill was introduced in the 2009 legislative session to provide a statewide spay/neuter assistance program. However, the bill did not pass during the 2009, 2010, 2011 or 2012 legislative sessions. New bills...
Animal Welfare Legislative Update: 2012 Session
Prepared by Washington Alliance for Humane Legislation
The Washington State Legislature had numerous bills before it in the 2012 legislative session that affected the welfare of animals. Wildlife management was the subject of the majority of...