From The Palm Beach Post and the Huffington Post, 03/07/2012 and 04/07/2012:

Nearly 50 years ago, Florida outlawed dyed bunnies, chickens and ducks. … Florida Governor Rick Scott just approved an agricultural bill, which permits animals to be dyed neon green and dayglo pink.

Florida Sen. Ellyn Bogdanoff, R-Fort Lauderdale, snuck Amendment 303390, repealing a 45-year-old ban on artificially dying or coloring certain animals or fowl, onto HB Bill 1197 …

Florida Senate Democratic Minority Leader Nan Rich, who tried to block the amendment, said the original ban was to ensure “that we don’t have a lot of adorable ducks, rabbits and chickens that are given away at Easter time and look so cute, and then 2 or 3 or 4 months later nobody wants them.”