New Cosponsor — Dec 21, 2010
New Cosponsor: Rep. Ken Calvert [R-CA42]
The bill now has 190 cosponsors (148 Democrats, 42 Republicans).
Jan 14, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on January 14, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Michigan's 14th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jan 14, 2009
Length: 3 pages
To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit certain conduct relating to the use of horses for human consumption.
1/14/2009--Introduced.Prevention of Equine Cruelty Act of 2009 - Amends the federal criminal code to impose a fine and/or prison term of up to three years for possessing, shipping, transporting, purchasing, ... Read more >
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Earlier Version — Reported by Committee
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 6598 (110th).
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Reported by Committee
Last Action: Sep 23, 2008
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 26, 2009
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 503 — 111th Congress: Prevention of Equine Cruelty Act of 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr503
“H.R. 503 — 111th Congress: Prevention of Equine Cruelty Act of 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. November 25, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr503>
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