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Action Alert: S.B. 413 in Connecticut

By Courtney Fern

Legislation in Connecticut to end the cruel and exploitative use of elephants, big cats, primates, bears, and other wild animals in traveling acts has been introduced and is now before the Connecticut General Assembly’s Environment Committee. To keep up the momentum on this bill, your legislators need to hear from you!

Take Action Now

  • Complete this new action alert to urge your State Representative and State Senator to support S.B. 413.
  • Call your State Representative and State Senator and ask them to support S.B. 413, An Act Concerning the Use of Exotic or Wild Animals in Traveling Animal Acts. Click here to find out who your representatives are and their office phone numbers.
  • Submit written testimony in support of S.B. 413 to the Environment Committee at envtestimony@cga.ct.gov. Click here for sample testimony.
  • Attend the public hearing on this bill on Wednesday and give oral testimony in support. Prior to the hearing, a rally will be held at the Capitol Building. Click here for more information on the hearing and rally. UPDATE (3/10/20): To help prevent the further spread of COVID-19, the hearing has been postponed until Monday, March 16th at 12:00 p.m. in Hearing Room 2B in the Legislative Building. The rally is postponed until further notice.Ā 

Thank you once again for taking action!

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