In light of today’s vote by the Senate Committee on Business and Professions in favor of Assembly Bill 485, PIJAC (Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council) President Mike Bober released the...
7/14/2017Arlington exotic-pet ban would involve hefty daily fines | InsideNova
""Those who violate Arlington’s still-a-work-in-progress ban on exotic pets would face fines of $250 – per day – that they are out of compliance, according to a revised proposal forwarded by staff to the County Board."
07/17/2017 CA Senate Committee on Business & Professions votes to advance AB485
"The California Senate Committee on Business and Professions’ vote to advance Assembly Bill 485 will reduce California’s protections for pets and consumers, and risk jobs for hundreds of people in the state."
PIJAC Recommends an Immediate Temporary Moratorium on the Importation of Firebelly and Paddletail Newts | PIJAC
"U.S. – The Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC) is recommending that all exporters, shippers, importers and buyers of Cynops orientalis (Firebelly) and Pachytriton labiatus (Paddletail) newts immediately establish a voluntary moratorium on importing them into the United States."