H.R. 503 (109th): Horse Slaughter Prohibition bill

Overview

Introduced:

Feb 1, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 7, 2006 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

John Sweeney

Representative for New York's 20th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 21, 2006
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Horse Protection Act to prohibit the shipping, transporting, moving, delivering, receiving, possessing, purchasing, selling, or donation of horses and other equines to be slaughtered for human consumption, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Feb 1, 2005
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 6, 2006
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Sep 7, 2006
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

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