A bill to prohibit attendance of an animal fighting venture, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Connecticut. Democrat.
Last Updated: Dec 7, 2012
Length: 4 pages
112th Congress (2011–2013)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on December 4, 2012 but was never passed by the House.
Dec 6, 2011
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Dec 4, 2012
Passed Senate (House next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Apr 8, 2013
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 666 (113th).
S. 1947 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 1947. This is the one from the 112th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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