Senate Concurrent ResolutionNo. 61

Introduced by Senator Galgiani

July 8, 2013

Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 61—Relative to the official State Pet.


SCR 61, as introduced, Galgiani. Official State Pet.

This measure would declare a shelter pet as the official State Pet.

Fiscal committee: no.

P1    1WHEREAS, There are currently around eight million abandoned
2pets living in animal shelters in the United States; and

3WHEREAS, Three to four million of these dogs and cats are
4euthanized every year; and

5WHEREAS, The Legislature seeks to raise public awareness of
6shelter animals; now, therefore, be it

7Resolved by the Senate of the State of California, the Assembly
8thereof concurring,
That the Legislature hereby declares a shelter
9pet as the official State Pet; and be it further

10Resolved, That the Secretary of the Senate transmit copies of
11this resolution to the author for appropriate distribution.