AB 264, PENALTIES FOR FEEDING ESTRAY HORSES; First offense -
discussion only re illegal feeding, Second offense - gross misdemeanor.***
of this new foal mobilized a grassroots movement to form a cooperative
agreement between Nevada Department of Agriculture and wild horse
advocates ||(photo by Bo Rodriguez) |
SB 82,BEAR HUNT STUDY RESOLUTION; Watered down from a prohibition
of a bear hunt to a 3-yr study to be conducted after the 2013 scheduled hunt.
AB 110, PROHIBITS DOG BREED DISCRIMINATION; watered down from
original bill, but should be good news for those of us who like to kiss German Shepherds, Rottweilers, Pit Bulls, etc.
PASSED and SIGNED BY THE GOVERNOR
|Many Pit Bulls are quite lovable and like to dress up as pirates |
SB 73, PROTECTS THE IDENTITY OF A PERSON WHO REPORTS ANIMAL
CRUELTY; clarifies that the person who reports should be withheld/protected,
not the entire report.
SB 83, INCREASES PENALTIES FOR COCKFIGHTING
SB 213, TRAPPING; watered down from original bill, currently
requires some form of ID on the traps that are set.
SB 245, PROHIBITION OF PRIVATE OWNERSHIP OF EXOTIC ANIMALS; This
was a great bill - it has been dramatically watered down to suggest “counties
MAY adopt an ordinance pertaining to exotics”.
The amendment which prohibited private ownership of great apes was
NO ACTION FROM THE ASSEMBLY
SB 371, PROHIBITS FEEDING BIG-GAME MAMMALS; will prohibit
'baiting' mammals for hunting purposes.
AB 168, REQUIRES COUNTY COMMISSION TO APPOINT A 'PUBLIC
REPRESENTATIVE TO WILDLIFE COMMISSION since hunters are the only members who serve on the County Advisory
Board for the Wildlife Commission
SIGNED BY THE GOVERNOR
AB 246, SWAP MEETS; A compromise bill, due to varied issues across
the state. Prohibits the sale of live
animals at swap meets/flea markets/open air markets unless an ordinance
PREDATORS; Requires wildlife commission to establish policies for predator
programs and activities and 'manage' according to the BEST SCIENCE AVAILABLE. PASSED