295, our bill to require adequate shelter for dogs and ban the use of chains,
passed the Senate yesterday 27-3! Such a strong and bipartisan show of support from the Senate
gives SB 295 strong momentum as it goes to the House.
votes were Senators Hughes, Hall and Creighton. (The journal is showing Sen. Kolkhorst as a nay
but she is assuring us that was a mistake and is working to correct the
next?! As introduced, SB 295 and HB 940 are identical companion
bills, and now they are both in the House! All State Representatives need
to hear from you so please send another email today to your Representative so we can build on the
momentum of the Senate’s passage with a strong show of support.
45 more days before the legislative session ends! Because the legislature
only meets every two years, if these bills don’t pass, Texas dogs will have to
endure two more scorching hot summers and two more freezing cold winters before
we can try again. LET'S
GET TEXAS DOGS SHELTER NOW!
as these bills move through the Texas House of Representatives, any Texas
resident can make a difference by stating their support! Our easy-to-use email form finds
your Representative and sends the message for you: www.thln.org/house
you for being a powerful voice for Texas dogs!
Texas Humane Legislation Network