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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 123

 

January Session, 2009

 

LCO No. 753

   

Referred to Committee on Environment

 

Introduced by:

 

INTRODUCER WITHDRAWN

 

AN ACT PROHIBITING BATTERY CAGES FOR EGG-LAYING HENS, GESTATION CRATES FOR PREGNANT PIGS AND VEAL CRATES FOR YOUNG CALVES.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That the general statutes be amended to prohibit battery cages for egg laying hens, gestation crates for pregnant pigs and veal crates for unborn calves.

Statement of Purpose:

To prevent needless animal suffering.