H.Res. 981 (109th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 503) 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.

Sep 06, 2006 (109th Congress, 2005–2006)
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)

This resolution sets the rules for debate for another bill, such as limiting who can submit an amendment and setting floor debate time.

Lincoln Diaz-Balart
Representative for Florida's 21st congressional district
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Sep 07, 2006
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Related Bills
H.R. 503 (Related)
Horse Slaughter Prohibition bill

Passed House
Last Action: Sep 07, 2006


This simple resolution was agreed to on September 7, 2006. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Introduced Sep 06, 2006
Reported by Committee Sep 06, 2006
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) Sep 07, 2006

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Sep 07, 2006 11:14 a.m.
Passed 351/40


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H.Res. stands for House simple resolution.

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9/7/2006--Passed House without amendment.
Sets forth the rule for consideration of H.R. 503 (American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act).

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