To amend the Horse Protection Act to designate additional unlawful acts under the Act, strengthen penalties for violations of the Act, improve Department of Agriculture enforcement of the Act, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 3rd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 30, 2017
Length: 13 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on March 30, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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289 Cosponsors (191 Democrats, 98 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“Yoho, schrader re-introduce bill to end horse soring”
— Rep. Ted Yoho [R-FL3, 2013-2020] (Sponsor) on Apr 5, 2017
Jul 28, 2015
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3268 (114th).
Mar 30, 2017
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H.R. 1847 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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