H.R. 3704 (112th): Downed Animal and Food Safety Protection Act

Introduced:

Dec 16, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 16, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Gary Ackerman
Representative for New York's 5th congressional district
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 16, 2011
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Humane Methods of Livestock Slaughter Act of 1958 to ensure the humane slaughter of nonambulatory livestock, and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

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H.R. 4356 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 16, 2009

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History

Introduced
Dec 16, 2011

Details

Cosponsors
29 cosponsors (27D, 2R) (show)
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Votes

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