House Speaker Brian Bosma killed a bill that would have tightened restrictions on taking undercover pictures and video of agriculture businesses.
Both measures required animal cruelty to be reported within 48 hours.
Proposed legislation in the state legislature seeks to prohibit activists from secretly filming inside beef, pork, poultry and egg farms.
In part two of our interview with Farm Sanctuary's Gene Baur, he talks about how recent legislation is both helping and hurting farm animals.
Grisly undercover footage from The Humane Society reveals, yet again, what can happen to hens in the absence of governmental oversight.