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California Senate Bill 1221 Senate Committee Vote Breakdown

Posted on April 30, 2012

On April 24th, the California Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Water approved Senate Bill 1221 by a 5-3 vote.  The bill would ban the use of hounds to hunt black bears and bobcats.  Here is a breakdown of the vote.

Senators Voting for SB 1221 which Bans Hunting of Black Bears and Bobcats with Hounds

  • Senator Fran Pavley (D-Agoura Hills) – Chair
  • Senator Christine Kehoe (D-North Park)
  • Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima)
  • Senator S. Joseph Simitian (D-Palo Alto)
  • Senator Lois Wolk (D-Davis)

Senators Voting Against SB 1221

  • Senator Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) – Vice Chair
  • Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres)
  • Senator Jean Fuller (R-Bakersfield)

Senators Not Voting

  • Senator Noreen Evans (D-Santa Rosa)

Click here for the full story on the Committee’s vote.



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