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H.R. 1791 (106th): Federal Law Enforcement Animal Protection Act of 2000


To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide penalties for harming animals used in Federal law enforcement.

Sponsor and status

Gerald “Jerry” Weller

Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 11th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 21, 2000
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
May 13, 1999
106th Congress (1999–2000)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 2, 2000

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 2, 2000.

Law
Pub.L. 106-254
Source

History

May 13, 1999
 
Introduced

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Sep 22, 1999
 
Ordered Reported

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Oct 12, 1999
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 19, 2000
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Aug 2, 2000
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 1791 (106th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1791. This is the one from the 106th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 106th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1999 to Dec 15, 2000. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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