To amend the Animal Welfare Act to prohibit the slaughter of dogs and cats for human consumption.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 20th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 7, 2017
Length: 2 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on March 7, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Announcing Russell B. Sugarmon Post Office Becoming Law”
— Rep. Steve Cohen [D-TN9] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 14, 2018
Mar 7, 2017
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H.R. 1406 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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