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Livestock ID bill faces Senate debate (access required)

A proposed Senate bill sponsored by Sen. Karen Johnson, R-18, prohibits livestock owners in Arizona from participating in the National Animal Identification System, or any other similar federal program meant to track livestock in case of an outbreak of disease. The bill, S1428, was approved by a full Senate committee today. It now awaits a third ...

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