The governor says he's only signing bills that are a high priority for the state of California, and a lapdog ban isn't one of them.
Ban on dogs in driver's laps vetoed
9/27/2008 SACRAMENTO, Calif. Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, R-California, has vetoed a bill that would fine drivers $35 for sharing the driver's seat with lapdogs or other animals. A Republican assemblyman introduced the bill after seeing a woman driving with three dogs on her lap.