Posted: January 16, 2020 – The Arizona Anti-Declaw Bill, HB 2537, was introduced by Arizona State Representative Amish Shah, M.D. on January 16, 2020. It is similar to Assemblymember Linda Rosenthal‘s Anti-Declaw bill, which was recently enacted as the first Anti-Declaw law in the nation.
The hearing for the bill and has not yet been rescheduled.
Anti-Declaw Bills are active in California, New Hampshire, Maryland, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Jersey, and West Virginia in 2020 (with more bills likely to be introduced this year) in addition to the New York bill recently signed into law.