To amend the Horse Protection Act to designate additional unlawful acts under the Act, strengthen penalties for violations of the Act, improve Department of Agriculture enforcement of the Act, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Kentucky's 1st congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Apr 11, 2013
Length: 12 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced on April 11, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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307 Cosponsors (190 Democrats, 117 Republicans)
Ordered Reported — Apr 9, 2014
What legislators are saying
“Congress Urges Strengthened Enforcement of the Horse Protection Act”
— Rep. Ed Whitfield [R-KY1, 1995-2016] (Sponsor) on Aug 21, 2014
“Hastings Receives 100 Percent on 2013 Humane Society Annual Scorecard”
— Rep. Alcee Hastings [D-FL20, 2013-2021] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 30, 2014
Apr 11, 2013
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Nov 13, 2013
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H.R. 1518 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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