H.R. 5434 (111th): Puppy Uniform Protection and Safety Act


May 27, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 27, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Sam Farr

Representative for California's 17th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 27, 2010
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About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Animal Welfare Act to provide further protection for puppies.

Summary (CRS)

5/27/2010--Introduced.Puppy Uniform Protection and Safety Act - Amends the Animal Welfare Act to define a "high volume retail breeder" as a person who, in commerce, for compensation or profit: (1) ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 27, 2010

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5434”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


150 cosponsors (128D, 22R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 6949 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 18, 2008

S. 3424 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 25, 2010

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