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Mar 26, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on March 26, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Louisiana
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Last Updated: Mar 26, 2009
Length: 3 pages
A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit certain conduct relating to the use of horses for human consumption.
3/26/2009--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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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 727 — 111th Congress: Prevention of Equine Cruelty Act of 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s727
“S. 727 — 111th Congress: Prevention of Equine Cruelty Act of 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. October 5, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s727>
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