H.R. 2256 (112th): Pet Safety and Protection Act of 2011

To amend the Animal Welfare Act to ensure that all dogs and cats used by research facilities are obtained legally.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Jun 21, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 21, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Michael “Mike” Doyle Jr.

Representative for Pennsylvania's 14th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 21, 2011
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Jun 21, 2011

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H.R. 2256 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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