To revise section 48 of title 18, United States Code, and for other purposes.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 22nd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Nov 13, 2019
Length: 3 pages
What legislators are saying
“Deutch Statement on Animal Cruelty Bill Signed into Law”
— Rep. Theodore “Ted” Deutch [D-FL22, 2017-2022] (Sponsor) on Nov 25, 2019
“<span class='\"kicker\"'>Smith a co-sponsor of bill</span>Passage of Bipartisan PACT Act, Protecting Animals From Cruelty in Key Utilization of New House Rules”
— Rep. Christopher “Chris” Smith [R-NJ4] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 21, 2019
This bill incorporates provisions from:
Jan 23, 2019
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Oct 22, 2019
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Nov 5, 2019
The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Nov 25, 2019
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
H.R. 724 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 724. This is the one from the 116th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture Act, Pub. L. No. 116-72, H.R. 724, 116th Cong. (2019).
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