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2012 State Legislation: Ohio

Ohio: HB 483/SB 310 Establishes Restrictions for Possession of Exotics (UPDATED)

Born Free USA position: SUPPORT

Update: This bill was signed into law on June 5, 2012!

Bill description: This bill, The Dangerous Wild Animal Act, prohibits individuals from possessing many dangerous and exotic animals and place stringent restrictions on current "owners."

Read the bill text here (PDF).

Thank you for your willingness to speak out for animal protection issues! Your voice has the power to help influence elected officials to improve the lives of countless animals. It's time to get involved, if you are not already.

Please be aware that our State Legislative webpages do not necessarily list every animal protection bill pending in the various state legislatures. If you are aware of a bill in your state that concerns wildlife or captive exotic animals that is not listed on our website, please contact legislation@bornfreeusa.org.

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