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  AZ-2006-Proposition 204 (Humane Treatment of Farm Animals Act)
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Parents > United States > Arizona > Propositions > 2006 Propositions > AZ-2006-Proposition 204 (Humane Treatment of Farm Animals Act)
OfficeInitiative
Type Referendum
Filing Deadline July 05, 2006 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 07, 2006 - 07:00am
Polls Close November 07, 2006 - 08:00pm
Term Start January 01, 2007 - 01:00pm
Term End December 31, 9999 - 01:00pm
Turnout 58.81% Registered 29.16% Total Population
ContributorNothing wrong, just gone
Last ModifiedNothing wrong, just gone July 25, 2007 03:07pm
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Description
Humane Treatment of Farm Animals Act
Arizona citizens are concerned about the cruel and inhumane treatment of animals; the Humane Treatment of Farm Animals Act, recommended by the Arizona Humane Society and The Humane Society of the United States, requires that pigs during pregnancy and calves raised for veal must be given sufficient space to turn around, lie down, and fully extend their limbs when tethered, or confined in crates, cages, or other enclosures; includes exceptions, such as for veterinary purposes and during the pig's prebirthing period; the Act allows six years to adopt more humane practices and does not require mandatory expenditure of state revenues.


Beginning January 1, 2013, Proposition 204 would amend the Arizona criminal code to make it a class 1 misdemeanor to tether or confine a pig during pregnancy or a calf raised for veal on a farm for all or the majority of a day in a manner that prevents the animal from lying down and fully extending its limbs or turning around freely. The law would not apply to:
1. Pigs or calves during transportation.
2. Pigs or calves in rodeo exhibitions, state or county fair exhibitions or other similar exhibitions.
3. The lawful slaughter of pigs or calves.
4. Pigs or calves involved in lawful scientific or agricultural research.
5. Pigs or calves while undergoing an examination, test, treatment or operation for veterinary purposes.
6. A pig during the seven day period before the pig's expected date o

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Leaning Call: 0 (0.00%)
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03/03/2006 10/16/2006

CANDIDATES
Photo  
Name Yes No  
PartyYES NO  
Website  
Certified Votes926,913 (61.96%) 569,190 (38.05%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -357,723 (-23.91%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $--  
MATCHUP POLLS (3 from 2 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg59.01%-- 26.28%--  
Social Research Laboratory/NAU 
10/11/06-10/16/06
72.00% -- 16.00% --
Arizona State University 
09/21/06-09/24/06
65.00% -- 16.00% --
Social Research Laboratory/NAU 
03/03/06-03/07/06
78.00% -- 13.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
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AENM Angry Russian
IndP 6921
D Raul Grijalva [L]
D Raul Grijalva [L]
  Western Growers Association
R Jerry Weiers [L]
R James P. "Jim" Weiers [L]
R Bob Stump [L]
 

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