Companion Animal Public-Private Partnership Act (Oppose –Unfunded Mandate)

Companion Animal Public-Private Partnership Act (Oppose –Unfunded Mandate)

HB 249 (Watson, B.) and SB 1356 (Rader) prohibit an animal shelter from euthanizing an animal, with certain exceptions, if a rescue organization has indicated it will take custody of the animal. The bills allow for a reasonable fee to be assessed to the rescue organization. (Cook)