Advocate for Animals: Legislation
You can make a difference. Here's how to keep informed about legislation affecting animals and voice your opinion to lawmakers.
Current Animal Advocacy
Follow along with the 2017 Legislative Session on our Current Legislation page here »
This page will be updated as the session continues, so check back for updates on bill summaries, testimony from OHS, upcoming hearings and other news.
Current state legislation:
- Hearing for several animal-related bills on March 29 – details »
- OHS joins coalition of agencies urging Oregon lawmakers to oppose cruel cougar trophy hunting bills »
National concern: USDA removes animal welfare data from its website – OHS urges action »
Contact Your Legislators
Make your voice heard: tell your legislators to introduce or support animal welfare legislation that you feel strongly about. Once a piece of legislation is officially introduced and OHS has a position or information about it, we will add it to our website here.
Animal Neglect & Cruelty Laws in Oregon
Find a full guide to Oregon’s existing animal laws on our website here, along with other details about reporting animal neglect and cruelty.
Recent Oregon Legislation