The Washington Farm Animal Cruelty Prevention, Initiative 1130,
may appear on the November 2011
statewide ballot in Washington
as an Initiative to the People
. The measure would adopt new rules for egg-laying hens in Washington.
The measure is supported by the Humane Society of the United States and Farm Sanctuary. The coalition, according to reports, is called Washingtonians for Humane Farms.
A total of three initiatives have been filed: 1128, 1129 and 1130.
Path to the ballot
- See also: Washington signature requirements
In order to qualify for the ballot, supporters are required to submit a minimum of 241,153 valid signatures.