Responsible Pet Owners Alliance
Every day is Lobby Day!
The majority of our
diverse membership work weekdays and are unable to attend an
official RPOA Lobby Day in Austin. Therefore we’re launching a new
Please contact your elected officials’ offices personally and make an
for yourself with the legislators or their staff at your convenience.
Drop-Ins are also welcome! Just register with the office and
be sure to leave our “Legislators Packet” with them.
If you are new to the
legislative process, no problem!
Meetings are brief and we provide the “Legislators Packet” which is full
Ask them if they own a pet as that’s always a great opening statement.
If you don’t want to go alone, see if club members, friends, family,
would like to go with you.
Perhaps we can arrange for an RPOA buddy to go with you.
Legislators always like to meet their constituents personally in their
If the legislator is busy, his aide will meet with you. The aides are
very important and will convey
your comments to the legislator. Due to 8,000 of bills filed each year,
heavily on their aides for guidance as they cannot possibly read all the
By leaving written material, your opinions will be crystal clear and not
“Legislators Packet” and our Bill Positions
may be printed out from links on this website under “2015 TX
as well as maps of the Capitol, Parking, Restrooms, and Cafeteria. It’s
It is up to each person to keep their legislators (representative and
regarding each bill on our listing being heard in committees – whether
oppose or support!
E-mail with attachments is easily deleted.
Therefore we recommend faxes as best, or snail mail or do all three!
For more information:
please send us feedback from this important meeting or
any contact you have with your elected representatives.