To amend title 38, United States Code, to prohibit the Secretary of Veterans Affairs from conducting medical research causing significant pain or distress to dogs.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Nevada's 1st congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 13, 2019
Length: 2 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on February 13, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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127 Cosponsors (105 Democrats, 22 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“Reps. Titus, Mast Introduce Bipartisan CATS Act to End Cruel Cat Testing at the VA”
— Rep. Dina Titus [D-NV1] (Sponsor) on Dec 21, 2020
“Engel Cosponsors PUPPERS Act to Prevent Harmful Medical Tests on Dogs”
— Rep. Eliot Engel [D-NY16, 2013-2020] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 20, 2019
“Walorski, Boyle Introduce Bill to Retire Animals from Government Labs”
— Rep. Jackie Walorski [R-IN2] (Co-sponsor) on May 22, 2019
Feb 13, 2019
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H.R. 1155 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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