This was an exciting session as Governor Wes Moore signs all six of the following bills into law. A huge win for Maryland’s animals!Continue reading
Author: Maryland Votes for Animals
Crossing the Finish Line Strong: 2023 End-of-Session Humane Agenda Report
The 2023 Maryland General Assembly convened its first fully in – person session since March of 2020. With several key committee leadership changes, many newly – elected legislators, and a new Governor, there was strong momentum to pass legislation.Continue reading
We Need Your Help Again to Protect People and Pets Facing Eviction!
As evictions occur at record levels in Maryland, some families are coming home only to find that their beloved pets are gone. SB279/HB102, sponsored by Senator Jeff Waldstreicher and DelegateContinue reading
Let’s Protect Maryland’s Animals Used in Laboratory Research!!
This bill would establish comprehensive guidelines and oversight to protect animals used in research and require that non-animal methods of research must be used whenever possible.Continue reading
Let’s Make Maryland a Leader in Finding Alternatives to Animals in Research!
This bill would establish the Human–Relevant Research Fund. The purpose of the fund is to promote state-funded research through grants and loans to public and private entities in Maryland to develop human-relevant alternatives to using animals in medical and product testing and research.Continue reading