New Cosponsor — Nov 12, 2014
New Cosponsor: Sen. Mazie Hirono [D-HI]
The bill now has 29 cosponsors (25 Democrats, 3 Republicans, 1 Independent).
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Mar 12, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on March 12, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Louisiana
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Last Updated: Mar 12, 2013
Length: 3 pages
A bill to prevent human health threats posed by the consumption of equines raised in the United States.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 541”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 541 — 113th Congress: Safeguard American Food Exports Act of 2013. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s541
“S. 541 — 113th Congress: Safeguard American Food Exports Act of 2013.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. February 12, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s541>
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