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Ban on dogs in driver's laps vetoed

September 27, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
Nobody walks in L.A. -- including man's best friend. But it is still legal to drive with your dog in the car.Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, R-California, has vetoed a bill that would fine drivers $35 for sharing the driver's seat with lapdogs or other animals. A Republican assemblyman introduced the bill after seeing a woman driving with three dogs on her lap.

The governor says he's only signing bills that are a high priority for the state of California, and a lapdog ban isn't one of them.


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