To amend the Animal Welfare Act to provide further protection for puppies.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 6th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 27, 2013
Length: 7 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced on February 27, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
136 Cosponsors (112 Democrats, 24 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
Feb 28, 2011
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 835 (112th).
Feb 27, 2013
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H.R. 847 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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