Monday, March 16, 2009

Update on IN Service Dog Bill HB1603- Hearing this week in the Senate!

Hello all!

The hearing is on Wednesday, the committee hearing starting at 1:30pm. I have been able to arrange transportation and will be there again with Rei. :)

Please write to the committee members below and ask for thier support of this bill. We also have three Senate Sponsors including: Senators Stutzman, Kruse and Becker It sounds like we do have the support of Senator Alting- the committee chair, with this article that Gary Johnson- the gentleman who initiated this bill, came across:

If you are not in Indiana, PLEASE send this information on to anyone you know in Indiana and ask them to write and ask for the support of this bill! This can be friends, family, or other service animal users. I have listed the committee members below and the link on how to email and contact them below. We need your help to get this passed to the senate floor!

Thanks so much for all of your help! We are getting there!

AGENDA FOR: Commerce, Public Policy & Interstate Cooperation

MEETING: March 18, 130PM, Room 431

CHAIR: Alting


MEMBERS: Becker R.M., Delph, Merritt, Stutzman, Waltz, Zakas, Deig R.M.M.,
Arnold, Skinner, Taylor

AGENDA: HB1289 HB1376 HB1524 HB1603

Who the Committee Members are and how to contact them:

Senator Ron Alting SD 22 Tippecanoe County

Senator Vanetta Becker R.M. SD 50 Vanderburgh/Warrick Counties
Senator Mike Delph SD 29 Hamilton/Marion Counties
Senator James Merritt, Jr. SD 31 Marion County
Senator Marlin Stutzman SD 13 Dekalb, Kosciusko, LeGrange, Noble, & Steuben Counties
Senator Brent Waltz SD 36 Johnson/Marion Counties
Senator Joe Zakas SD 11 Elkhart/St. Joseph Counties
Senator Bob Deig R.M.M., SD 49 Mount Vernon
Senator Jim Arnold SD 8 La Porte/St. Joseph Counties
Senator Tim Skinner SD 38 Terre Haute
Senator Greg Taylor SD 33 Indianapolis

Here the link to look up and email these committee members along with your own senators to ask them to support this bill! :)

Look up and email these senators!

Here is the link to look up who is your own senator:

Who is my senator?

Thank you ALL for your support of this!
Kacie & Rei

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