Name: Arizona Animal Abuser Registry Act
Bill Number: SB 1141
A statewide animal abuser registry is a crucial tool to help
law enforcement, shelters and adoption centers keep track of convicted abusers
and prevent animals from falling into the hands of convicted abusers. SB 1141
would create a central animal abuser registry in Arizona that would require
convicted animal abusers to remain on a publicly-available registry for two
years following a first conviction and five years following subsequent
convictions. It would also prohibit the adopting out or transfer of an animal
to any person who is listed on the animal abuser registry.
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Please support the establishment of an animal abuser registry in Arizona
Dear [Decision Maker],
I am writing to ask your support for legislation that would establish a statewide animal abuser registry in Arizona. SB 1141 would create a publicly accessible and searchable online database of individuals convicted of animal cruelty, aggravated cruelty or animal torture. The bill would also prohibit the adopting out or transfer of an animal to any person who is listed in the registry.The purpose of establishing an animal abuser registry is to provide a resource for law enforcement, shelters and adoption centers to help identify convicted animal abusers who are involved in new allegations of abuse or who are trying to adopt an animal who may then be put in harm's way. Access to this information is crucial in keeping companion animals out of the hands of convicted abusers. With similar legislation introduced in multiple states across the nation, it is clear that there is a strong public interest in establishing animal abuser registries. The creation of a central animal abuser registry in Arizona would better protect our animals and reduce the likelihood of convicted animal abusers victimizing animals in the future.Please support the establishment of a database of convicted animal abusers and help protect animals from harm.
Sincerely,[Your Name] [Your Address] [City, State ZIP]