Governor vetoes bill to update probate code to protect pets

On September 19, 2014, California Governor Jerry Brown vetoed AB 1520, a bill introduced by Assemblyman Mike Gatto and passed 72-0 in the California State Assembly. This bill gained notoriety for being the first “crowd-sourced” bill, written by Gatto’s constituents on a wiki. What was the topic of the bill? Updating the probate code to help protect our pets.

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