Cali’s Law: Shelter animals could be designated as Oklahoma state pet

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OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – A lawmaker authors a bill that would make shelter animals, or rescue pets, the state pet of Oklahoma.

State Rep. Mark McBride filed House Bill 3971 and named it after his own rescue dog, Cali.

The bill passed a third reading in the State House today, Feb. 27, and now heads to the State Senate.

The legislation is co-authored by Senator Weaver and Representatives Albright, Virgin, Manger, West (Tammy), Baker, Rosecrants, Nichols, Provenzano and Sterling.