S. 1214: John Rainey Memorial Safeguard American Food Exports (SAFE) Act

Introduced:

May 6, 2015

Status:

Referred to Committee on May 6, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on May 6, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Robert “Bob” Menéndez

Senior Senator from New Jersey

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: May 6, 2015
Length: 3 pages

Prognosis:

2% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to prevent human health threats posed by the consumption of equines raised in the United States.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Summary

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 ...

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History

May 6, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Reported by Committee

 
Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

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