Gov. Quinn Signs Bill To Save Shelter Pets' Lives
Anti Cruelty Society of Chicago, I had the honor of participating in the signing of a bill which mandates that Illinois animal shelters scan all incoming pets not once but at least twice for a microchip. Here are some images from the bill signing.
I had the honor of introducing Dr. Robyn Barbiers, president of the Anti Cruelty Society of Chicago. I thanked the Illinois Federation of Dog Clubs and Owners and Best Friends legislative guru Ledy Van Kavage. The Governor had mentioned that Illinois should be number one when it comes to animals protection laws. I said, "Thanks to you Gov. Quinn, and also to Ledy, we are number one!" Sen. Pamella Althoff, R-McHenry and Rep. David Reis (R-Olney) were responsible for first introducing the bipartisan bill. (photo by John Ryan Griggs)
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