S. 1947 (112th): Animal Fighting Spectator Prohibition Act of 2011

A bill to prohibit attendance of an animal fighting venture, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Dec 6, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

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. Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills.

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

S. 3666: A bill to amend the Animal Welfare Act to modify the definition of “exhibitor”.
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 10, 2013. (compare text)

Richard Blumenthal

Senator from Connecticut



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Last Updated: Dec 7, 2012
Length: 4 pages


Dec 6, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Dec 4, 2012
Passed Senate

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.

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.

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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