[Filed with Secretary of State September 21, 2015.]
ACR 56, Linder. Official State Pet.
This measure would declare a shelter pet as the official State Pet.
WHEREAS, There are currently around eight million abandoned pets living in animal shelters in the United States; and
WHEREAS, Three to four million of these dogs and cats are euthanized every year; and
WHEREAS, The Legislature seeks to raise public awareness of shelter animals; now, therefore, be it
Resolved by the Assembly of the State of California, the Senate thereof concurring, That the Legislature hereby declares a shelter pet as the official State Pet; and be it further
Resolved, That the Chief Clerk of the Assembly transmit copies of this resolution to the author for appropriate distribution.