Animal Laws Edit
Pets Evacuation and Transportation Standards Act of 2006Edit
- Public Law 109-308 (2006)
The Pets Evacuation and Transportation Standards Act (PETS) was a bi-partisan initiative in the United States House of Representatives to require states seeking FEMA assistance to accommodate pets and service animals in their plans for evacuating residents facing disasters. Introduced by Congressmen Tom Lantos (D-California) and Christopher Shays (D-Connecticut) on September 22, 2005, the bill passed the House of Representatives on May 22, 2006 by a margin of 349 to 29. Technically an amendment to the Stafford Act, it was signed into law by President George W. Bush on October 6 2006. The bill is now Public Law 109-308.
See also Edit
- Animal Legal & Historical Web Center