"The animal abuse registry is going to make a big difference, specifically for humane organizations and rescue groups," she said.
"I will be another tool for us to use, ensuring that the animals that are in our care don't go back into harms way," she said.
Animal rights advocates like the idea but say this should have been done years ago.
Not everyone is in favor of Sen. Young's bill. "I think it's an unnecessary legislation that is an undue burden," said the Rev. Charles Cephas of Hurlock.