SCR 1035 killed in Senate!
- SCR 1035 KILLED IN SENATE TODAY!
Thanks for all your calls to your legislators on SCR 1035! The bill
that targeted the Humane Farms initiative was killed 15-12-2 in the
Senate Committee of the Whole. Sen. Aboud spoke out strongly
against the bill, refuting Sen. Flake's claim that his amendment
addressed opponents' concerns. She raised numerous points
concerning the bill's vague language and unintended consequences.
Sen. Brotherton expressed concerns about how the bill would impact
local control and enforcement of criminal statutes. Sen. Allen also
spoke out against SCR 1035 and held up an enormous stack of emails
she received from constituents opposed to the bill.
Senators who voted NO: Aboud, Aguirre, Allen, Brotherton, Cheuvront,
Garcia, Hale, Hellon, Huppenthal, Leff, Miranda, Mitchell, Rios,
Tibshraeny, and Waring
Senators who voted YES: Arzberger, Bee, Blendu, Burns, Cannell,
Flake, Gould, Gray, Harper, Martin, Verschoor, and Bennett
Senators Not Voting: Johnson and Soltero
If your Senator voted NO, please thank him or her for opposing SCR
1035. All Senators can be reached at the website below:
The groups supporting the Humane Farms initiative will continue to
monitor the Legislature for any bills aimed at the initiative.
Thanks again to everyone for contacting your Senators. YOU made the