New Cosponsor — Nov 12, 2014
New Cosponsor: Sen. Mazie Hirono [D-HI]
The bill now has 29 cosponsors (25 Democrats, 3 Republicans, 1 Independent).
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.
3/12/2013--Introduced.Safeguard American Food Exports Act of 2013 - Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to deem equine (horses and other members of the equidae family) parts to be ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). 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. October 8, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s541>
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