©2019 by North Carolina Voters for Animal Welfare


The key to terms, definition of bills and notes on Legislators at bottom of table.

Grades are based on votes, public comments, and actions by Legislators.

HB - House Bill

S or SB - Senate Bill

Red Votes - Votes cast that were against animal welfare

S460 - Puppy Mill Bill in 2009

S626 - Dogs in Hot Cars in 2013

HB 574 - Possum Bill allowing the trapping of Opossums for the "possum drop".

S433 - AG GAG 2015

HB 405 AG GAG 2015

OVERRIDE VETO AG GAG 2015 - Vote to override the Veto of AG GAG by the Governor

HB 554 - Exotic Animal Ban 2015

Under "Party" heading - Red R's are for Republican, Blue D's are for Democrats

*Sen. Carl Ford served as Rep. in House 2013 - 2018

*Valerie P. Foushee was in House in 2012, took Ellie's Senate seat in 2013