A. 64 Bans tail docking of cattle.
A. 107/S. 2957 Requires cage-free housing for egg-laying hens.
A. 341 Makes it unlawful to tether or confine calves raised for veal, egg-laying hens, and pigs during pregnancy on a farm for all or the majority of any day in a manner that prevents these animals from lying down, standing up and fulling extending their limbs, and turning around freely.
A. 386/S. 5030 Requires slaughterhouses to reimburse costs expended by municipalities and rescue groups for the capture, return, and rehabilitation of animals and to pay a civil penalty. Further provides that in lieu of penalty, slaughterhouse owner may relinquish ownership of an escaped animal.
A. 473 Makes it unlawful to tether or confine calves raised for veal and pigs during pregnancy on a farm for all or the majority of any day in a manner that prevents these animals from lying down, standing up and fulling extending their limbs, and turning around freely.
A. 726 Provides that no slaughterhouse, stockyard, auction market, or dealer shall buy, sell or receive a downed animal (sheep, goats, cows and pigs) or hold a downed animal without either euthanizing the animal or obtaining veterinary treatment.
A. 959/S. 4311 Prohibits the operation of live animal markets where animals are slaughtered for food and establishes a task force on public health risks and animal welfare concerns associated with such facilities.
A. 1117 Requires slaughterhouses to have closed circuit camera and television system in areas with live animals and also requires inspectors to report suspected violations of animal cruelty laws to the police and other officers authorized to enforce animal cruelty laws.
A. 1449 Provides that persons convicted of farm animal abuse and those who aided in such abuse shall not be entitled to any monies generated from the sale of the farm animals who were the basis of such conviction.
A. 1678 Requires the establishment of a plant-based agriculture grant program to assist small and medium-sized farms transition to plant-based agriculture.
A. 3708/S. 996 Requires public schools to offer plant-based food options.
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