About the bill
The Safeguard American Food Exports Act of 2015 would prohibit the sale or transport of horses and other equines for the purpose of consumption. It would establish congressional recognition that equines are not domesticated for human consumption. It also would recognize that United States-bred horses are treated with unsafe chemicals and that therefore the consumption of equines raised in the United States is dangerous to human health. Proponents of the bill say that so long as there is no procedure to ensure equines are not treated with chemicals hazardous to ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New Hampshire's 1st congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Apr 22, 2015
Length: 3 pages
114th Congress, 2015–2017
This bill was introduced on April 22, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Reps. Lujan Grisham & Buchanan Warn Against Horse Slaughter”
— Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham [D-NM1, 2013-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 4, 2016
“Buchanan Demands Answers in Illegal Slaughter of 1,800 Horses”
— Rep. Vern Buchanan [R-FL16] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 10, 2015
Apr 22, 2015
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H.R. 1942 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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