Not pending legislation, but an article in the New York Times from Nov. 14, 2017. Comments and replies to the paper needed.

Reporter Joanna Klein:

"In your home, it’s hard to read the demands of stone-faced herps evolved for wild living. They need proper temperature, humidity, food, lighting and exercise, and have other species-specific psychological and social requirements.

"If you meet these needs, you must accept that your pet could grow quite big and live a couple decades. If you don’t, yours will probably die in its first year, like 75 percent of pet reptiles and amphibians brought home as pets."

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