Elsa’s Law: Utah Legislature, in 76-9-301. Cruelty to animals, Utah Code, please designate equines (horses) as “companion animals”, instead of “livestock”, and/or change the violation of Subsection 2, “fail[ure] to provide necessary food, water, care, or shelter for an animal in the person's custody”, from a Class B or C misdemeanor to a Second Degree Felony with a sentence of 1 to 15 years in prison and a possible fine of up to $10,000.
Since the launch yesterday evening, more than 650 Utah residents and 500 non-Utah residents have signed the petition for Elsa's Law.
For Utah residents: http://www.change.org/petitions/utah-state-senators-and-representatives-please-create-and-pass-elsa-s-law-for-utah-residents-only
For non-Utah residents: http://www.change.org/petitions/utah-state-house-please-create-and-pass-elsa-s-law-for-non-utah-signers-only