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2009 California Animal Legislation: Will these laws affect you?

Deer by Brian Murphy, Walnut Creek, California

2009 California Animal legislation as of March 29, 2009

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AB 233 by Assemblyman Cameron Smyth re: Pet Adoption. SUPPORT.
Allows deduction of pet adoption fees up to $300 on state income taxes when adopted from shelters and rescue groups. To Be Heard: Assembly Revenue & Taxation. Assemblyman Charles Calderon, Chair. April 20. Write: Tell the legislators that encouraging spay/neuter will save cities/counties in animal control costs and will save countless animal lives.
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Posted on Thursday, April 2nd, 2009
Under: Animal protection legislation, Paw Pac, Pets, Wildlife | 5 Comments »