After multiple hearings and re-writes, Senate Bill 95 is expected to be voted on by the Ohio Senate next week. OVMA Legislative Chair and Second Vice President Dr. Patricia Haines testified on the commercial breeding regulation bill Wednesday morning. The latest version of the bill contains a number of the previous recommendations made by OVMA and other groups.
While generally supportive of the bill, OVMA has raised concerns with the nature of some of the housing and care standards outlined in the bill. Efforts to address these remaining issues continue.