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H.Res. 401: Urging all nations to outlaw the dog and cat meat trade and to enforce existing laws against such trade

About the resolution

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.Res. 401 calls for an end to the dog and cat meat trade on cruelty and public health grounds, urges all nations to outlaw the dog and cat meat trade and enforce existing laws against such trade, and affirms the commitment of the United States to the protection of animals and to advancing the progress of animal protection around the world.

It is estimated that 30 million dogs and 10 million cats die annually across Asia for the trade in dog and cat meat. Considered a delicacy in some ...

Sponsor and status

Alcee Hastings

Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 20th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 12, 2018
Length: 4 pages
Introduced:

Jun 22, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Sep 12, 2018

This simple resolution was agreed to on September 12, 2018. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

History

Jun 22, 2017
 
Introduced

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Nov 15, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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Sep 7, 2018
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this resolution would be considered in the week ahead.

Sep 12, 2018
 
Agreed To

The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. A simple resolution is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

H.Res. 401 is a simple resolution in the United States Congress.

A simple resolution is used for matters that affect just one chamber of Congress, often to change the rules of the chamber to set the manner of debate for a related bill. It must be agreed to in the chamber in which it was introduced. It is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.

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