California Houndsmen-- Take ActionCalifornia Houndsmen For Conservation, Bear Hunting Magazine
A rally against AB 1634 will be held at the State Capitol room 447 in Sacramento on Tuesday, April 24th.
AB 1634 is a bill that would enforce sterilization of many hunting dogs, or require an expensive permit to breed them. The bill is promoted by animal rights groups.
Hound hunting supporters are asked to be at the Capitol by 7AM to obtain a prominent place in line and have the opportunity to testify.
From I-80: take the business exit.
Exit Downtown Sacramento.
Look for 10th and N or 10th and L.
Sacramento streets are numbered north to south with numbers and east to west with alphabets.
The Capitol building is located at 10th, 11th, 12th streets and N St.
From 99 S: take signs leading to 80 (Reno) and get off on N St. exit. then go over to P St. and drive to 10th. Then drive to N St.
From 80 Reno: take the P St. exit then drive west to 10th and make a right on 10th.
A good parking lot is located on 13th Street between N St. and O St.
Capitol Ave. is the equivalent to M St.
Dress professionally. If you are a judge, wear your badge. If you have a dress shirt with a dog on it, wear it.
Make sure you get an identifying button from one of the volunteers - it will say STOP AB 1634.
Keep your place by the chamber door until it is opened and take a seat.
Do NOT let the supporters of the bill push by you.
If you cannot get a seat, the proceedings will be displayed on the large TV screen outside the room.
When the time comes for the public to be heard, you will be allowed to enter the room, walk to the front
microphone and state your name, affiliation (GGDC or NCDC, etc.) and say I OPPOSE the bill.
The American Kennel Club will also be in attendance opposing the bill.
Call 916-319-330` by 5 PM on Monday, April 23 just to make sure that the hearing has not been postponed.