About the bill
- Full Title
A bill 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.
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Oct 25, 2005
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1915”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
34 cosponsors (26D, 8R)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Horse Slaughter Prohibition bill
Last Action: Sep 7, 2006
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 1915 — 109th Congress: Virgie S. Arden American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/s1915
“S. 1915 — 109th Congress: Virgie S. Arden American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2005. February 6, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/s1915>
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