LEGISLATIVE SUCCESS

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  • Passed Public Act 21-78 to expand the definition of domestic violence to include coercive control including committing or threatening to commit cruelty to animals that intimidates the family or household member

  • Passed Public Act 21-90 which doubles the percent of funds (up to 20 percent) available for the feral cat grant program under the Animal Population Control Program (APCP). The new law also significantly increases the reimbursement voucher to participating veterinarians as an incentive to continue providing critical spay/neuter services for the APCP program 

  • Passed Public Act 21-52 The Big Six African Wildlife Trophy bill. which prohibits the sale and trade of body parts from the six endangered or threatened African species

  • Defeated black bear hunting legislation by an overwhelming margin in the Senate

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