ReForm Austin features THLN 88th Session Agenda Bills

Originally Published in: ReForm Austin
Published on: 
June 25, 2023
Written By: ReForm Austin Staff

Cats, dogs, pets, and animals now have more protection thanks to four new Texas bills that will go into effect later this year. The bills aim at puppy mills, service animal fraud, trap-neuter-return programs, and animal cruelty.

The Texas Humane Legislation Network, a nonprofit focused on addressing unjust state animal welfare laws, pushed all four bills: SB 876, HB 4164, HB 3660, and HB 598.

“Texas has effectuated change for thousands of animals with the passage of four major bills, and we could not be more thankful to the authors, advocates, and legislators in both chambers who dedicated themselves to promoting animal welfare in Texas,” said Shelby Bobosky, Executive Director of THLN.

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