New Cosponsor — Jun 5, 2012
New Cosponsor: Rep. Ben Chandler [D-KY6, 2004-2012]
The bill now has 165 cosponsors (132 Democrats, 33 Republicans).
Sep 19, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on September 19, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Indiana's 5th congressional district
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Last Updated: Sep 19, 2011
Length: 5 pages
To amend the Horse Protection Act to prohibit the shipping, transporting, moving, delivering, receiving, possessing, purchasing, selling, or donation of horses and other equines to be slaughtered for human consumption, and for other purposes.
9/19/2011--Introduced.American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act of 2011 - Amends the Horse Protection Act to prohibit the shipping, transporting, moving, delivering, receiving, possessing, purchasing, selling, or donation of horses and other ... Read more >
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2966”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 2966 — 112th Congress: American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act of 2011. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr2966
“H.R. 2966 — 112th Congress: American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act of 2011.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. October 10, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr2966>
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