Media Advisory TODAY: Senator Janet Nguyen to host bipartisan press conference to share animal rights package prior to committee hearing

Prior to presenting her animal rights measures in the Senate Business, Professions, and Economic Development Committee, Senator Janet Nguyen (R-Huntington Beach) will host a bipartisan press conference this morning to discuss Senate Bill 1478 and Senate Bill 1459. Her legislative package targets the treatment of animals at animal shelters. Learn more here about Senator Nguyen's animal rights legislative package.

Click here to watch the livestream for Senator Nguyen’s press conference starting at 9:30 a.m.

Click here to watch the committee hearing beginning at 10:00 a.m.


  • Senator Janet Nguyen (R-Huntington Beach), Vice Chair of the Business, Professions and Economic Development Committee  
  • Senator Josh Newman (D-Fullerton
  • Dr. Kate Hurley, Director of the UC Davis Koret Shelter Medicine Program


  • Press conference outlining introduction of SB 1478 Veterinary medicine: registered veterinary technicians and SB 1459 Animal shelters: veterinarians


  • Monday, April 22 at 9:30 a.m.



  • Capitol steps (southwest side close to N Street)
  • 1315 10th Street
  • Sacramento, CA 95814  


VISUALS: There will be several four-legged friends joining the press conference.

Media: If you plan to attend the press conference, please RSVP to either Tori Richards or Jacqui Nguyen.