S. 1926 (109th): Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act

Introduced:
Oct 27, 2005 (109th Congress, 2005–2006)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
See Instead:

H.R. 4239 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Nov 04, 2005

Sponsor
James “Jim” Inhofe
Senator from Oklahoma
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Oct 27, 2005
Length
7 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 4239 (Related)
Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 04, 2005

 
Status

This bill was introduced on October 27, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Oct 27, 2005
Referred to Committee Oct 27, 2005
 
Full Title

A bill to provide the Department of Justice the necessary authority to apprehend, prosecute, and convict individuals committing animal enterprise terror.

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Cosponsors
4 cosponsors (4R) (show)
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10/27/2005--Introduced.
Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act - Rewrites federal criminal code provisions regarding animal enterprise terrorism to prohibit anyone from traveling in, or using the mail or any facility of, interstate or foreign commerce for the purpose of damaging or disrupting an animal enterprise and, in connection with such purpose:
(1) intentionally damaging, disrupting, or causing the loss of property used by or owned in connection with such enterprise;
(2) intentionally placing a person in reasonable fear of death or serious bodily injury to that person or a family member through threats, vandalism, property damage, trespass, harassment, or intimidation; or
(3) conspiring or attempting to do so.
Prescribes escalating penalties.
Authorizes restitution for: (1) the reasonable cost of repeating any experimentation that was interrupted or invalidated as a result of such offense; (2) the loss of food production or farm income reasonably attributable to such offense; and (3) any other economic damage, including any losses or costs caused by economic disruption, resulting from such offense.

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