To amend the Animal Welfare Act to restrict the use of exotic and wild animals in traveling performances.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Arizona's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 28, 2017
Length: 11 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on March 28, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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44 Cosponsors (41 Democrats, 3 Republicans)
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Nov 17, 2016
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 6342 (114th).
Mar 28, 2017
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May 21, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2863 (116th).
H.R. 1759 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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