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.
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.
More details and updates on state legislation in progress:
- 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