Chris Campbell of Lafayette named Indiana 2021 Legislator of the Yr

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Humane Culture of the United States is awarding Indiana state Rep. Chris Campbell, D-West Lafayette, with the Indiana 2021 Legislator of the 12 months Award.

“Consultant Campbell was chosen as this year’s award recipient following she submitted HB 1142 that would end the sale of puppies and cats in pet retailers in Indiana,” Samantha Morton, Indiana condition director for HSUS, explained.

Campbell also labored on a very similar legislative invoice this 12 months with the submitting of HB 1160. HSUS is familiar with recognizing point out associates for their function in the direction of ending the retail sale of cats and dogs, and for prohibiting the ownership of harmful animals.

“We’ve previously awarded Rep. David Abbott with this award in 2021 for his endeavours to aid animals in Indiana and past,” Morton stated, “by authoring Property Monthly bill 1200 to close the non-public possession of and direct make contact with with dangerous wild animals in Indiana.”