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. Senior Senator for New Jersey. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 6, 2015
Length: 3 pages
May 6, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on May 6, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What stakeholders are saying
May 6, 2015
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S. 1214 (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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