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Text of the To amend the Animal Welfare Act to provide for the protection of birds, rats, and mice, and for other purposes.

...for other purposes.

This bill was introduced on December 20, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Dec 20, 2012 (Introduced).

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I

112th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 6693

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

December 20, 2012

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Agriculture

A BILL

To amend the Animal Welfare Act to provide for the protection of birds, rats, and mice, and for other purposes.

1.

Protecting birds, rats, and mice

Section 2(g) of the Animal Welfare Act (7 U.S.C. 2132(g)) is amended—

(1)

by inserting bird, rat of the genus Rattus, mouse of the genus Mus, after rabbit,;

(2)

by striking (1) birds, rats of the genus Rattus, and mice of the genus Mus, bred for use in research,;

(3)

by striking (2) horses and inserting (1) horses; and

(4)

by striking (3) other farm animals and inserting (2) other farm animals.