2013-2014 session

AB 1213 ( Bloom )

Bobcat Protection Act of 2013.

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Status:
Chaptered Oct. 11, 2013
Chaptered  
Location:
Secretary of State
Scheduled hearings:
None
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Appropriations
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Location: Governor Governor
Oct. 11, 2013
Approved by the Governor.
 Version: Chaptered
Sept. 23, 2013
Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 4 p.m.
Sept. 16, 2013
 Version: Enrolled
Sept. 10, 2013
 Vote: Assembly Floor
Ayes: 48
Noes: 25
Abstain: 5
Sept. 10, 2013
Senate amendments concurred in. To Engrossing and Enrolling. (Ayes 48. Noes 25. Page 3120.).
Sept. 9, 2013
 Vote: Senate Floor
Ayes: 27
Noes: 12
Abstain: 0
Sept. 9, 2013
Read third time. Passed. Ordered to the Assembly. (Ayes 27. Noes 12. Page 2243.).
Sept. 4, 2013
Sept. 3, 2013
Read second time and amended. Ordered to third reading.
 Version: Amended Senate
Aug. 30, 2013
From committee: Do pass as amended. (Ayes 5. Noes 2.) (August 30).
 Vote: Sen Appropriations
Ayes: 5
Noes: 2
Abstain: 0
Aug. 13, 2013
In committee: Placed on APPR. suspense file.
Aug. 12, 2013
 Vote: Sen Appropriations
Ayes: 6
Noes: 0
Abstain: 1
June 25, 2013
From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 6. Noes 2.) (June 25). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
 Vote: Sen Natural Resources and Water
Ayes: 6
Noes: 2
Abstain: 1
June 24, 2013
June 20, 2013
From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. on N.R. & W.
 Version: Amended Senate
June 13, 2013
Referred to Com. on N.R. & W.
June 3, 2013
In Senate. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment.
May 30, 2013
 Vote: Assembly Floor
Ayes: 51
Noes: 24
Abstain: 4
May 30, 2013
Read third time. Passed. Ordered to the Senate. (Ayes 51. Noes 24. Page 1820.)
May 28, 2013
Read second time. Ordered to third reading.
May 24, 2013
Read second time and amended. Ordered to second reading.
 Vote: Asm Appropriations
Ayes: 12
Noes: 5
Abstain: 0
 Version: Amended Assembly
May 15, 2013
In committee: Set, first hearing. Referred to APPR. suspense file.
May 14, 2013
May 7, 2013
Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
May 6, 2013
Read second time and amended.
 Version: Amended Assembly
May 2, 2013
From committee: Do pass as amended and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 9. Noes 5.) (April 30).
April 30, 2013
 Vote: Asm Water, Parks and Wildlife
Ayes: 9
Noes: 5
Abstain: 1
April 29, 2013
April 25, 2013
Re-referred to Com. on W.,P. & W.
April 24, 2013
From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to Com. on W.,P. & W. Read second time and amended.
 Version: Amended Assembly
April 2, 2013
In committee: Hearing postponed by committee.
April 1, 2013
March 20, 2013
Re-referred to Com. on W.,P. & W.
March 19, 2013
From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to Com. on W.,P. & W. Read second time and amended.
 Version: Amended Assembly
March 7, 2013
Referred to Com. on W.,P. & W.
Feb. 25, 2013
Read first time.
Feb. 24, 2013
From printer. May be heard in committee March 26.
Feb. 22, 2013
Introduced. To print.
 Version: Introduced
Headlines 1 - 10 (of 15):

California outlaws recreational and commercial bobcat trapping
Los Angeles Times - Top of the Ticket, Nov. 21, 2015
... upply fur markets in China, Russia and Greece.Assemblyman Richard Bloom (D-Santa Monica) introduced AB 1213 -- the Bobcat Protection Act of 2013 -- in response to petition drives, social media campaigns and telephone calls to lawmakers from wildlife advocates who decried it as a cr ...

California outlaws recreational and commercial bobcat trapping
Los Angeles Times, Nov. 21, 2015
... upply fur markets in China, Russia and Greece.Assemblyman Richard Bloom (D-Santa Monica) introduced AB 1213 -- the Bobcat Protection Act of 2013 -- in response to petition drives, social media campaigns and telephone calls to lawmakers from wildlife advocates who decried it as a cr ...

California bans bobcat trapping--good news for cats, bad for rodents
Los Angeles Times - Top of the Ticket, Aug. 5, 2015
... s and rodents.The state was headed toward some kind of new restrictions. The Bobcat Protection Act, AB 1213, written by Assemblyman Richard Bloom (D-Santa Monica) and signed into law in 2013, prohibited bobcat trapping outside Joshua Tree National Park--where bobcats are protected- ...

California bans bobcat trapping--good news for cats, bad for rodents
Los Angeles Times, Aug. 5, 2015
... s and rodents.The state was headed toward some kind of new restrictions. The Bobcat Protection Act, AB 1213, written by Assemblyman Richard Bloom (D-Santa Monica) and signed into law in 2013, prohibited bobcat trapping outside Joshua Tree National Park--where bobcats are protected- ...

Proposed bobcat trapping ban feeds debate over government's role
Sacramento Bee, Aug. 2, 2015
... uthority.Theyve given us a pretty broad box in which to work, Executive Director Sonke Mastrup said.AB 1213 began as an outright ban on bobcat trapping in California. Assemblyman Richard Bloom, D-Santa Monica, argued that a sharp increase in the international trade in bobcat pelts ...

Proposed bobcat trapping ban feeds debate over government's role
Sacramento Bee, Aug. 2, 2015
... uthority.Theyve given us a pretty broad box in which to work, Executive Director Sonke Mastrup said.AB 1213 began as an outright ban on bobcat trapping in California. Assemblyman Richard Bloom, D-Santa Monica, argued that a sharp increase in the international trade in bobcat pelts ...

Gov. signs bill to extend no-bobcat-trapping zones
Sacramento Bee, Oct. 11, 2013
... parks, state parks and wildlife refuges where trapping is already prohibited.Brown on Friday signed AB1213, sponsored by Democratic Assemblyman Richard H. Bloom of Santa Monica.The bill also requests that state Fish and Wildlife officials identify other possible areas to extend th ...

Bobcat protection bill signed, Ramos applauds
Victorville Daily Press, Oct. 11, 2013
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Gov. signs bill to extend no-bobcat-trapping zones
San Diego Union-Tribune, Oct. 11, 2013
... rks, state parks and wildlife refuges where trapping is already prohibited. Brown on Friday signed AB1213, sponsored by Democratic Assemblyman Richard H. Bloom of Santa Monica. The bill also requests that state Fish and Wildlife officials identify other possible areas to extend ...

A buffer for bobcats
Los Angeles Times - Editorial, Oct. 2, 2013
... hina, Russia and Greece, driving up the price of a premium belly fur pelt to $700, sometimes more. AB 1213, the "Bobcat Protection Act" written by Assemblyman Richard Bloom (D-Santa Monica), would address the issue by setting a buffer zone around Joshua Tree — and some other ...



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