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S. 479 (116th): PACT Act

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A bill to revise section 48 of title 18, United States Code, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Patrick “Pat” Toomey

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Pennsylvania. Republican.

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Last Updated: Feb 13, 2019
Length: 5 pages
Introduced
Feb 13, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 724: Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 25, 2019. (compare text)
Cosponsors

48 Cosponsors (40 Democrats, 6 Republicans, 2 Independents)

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History

Feb 13, 2019
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

S. 479 (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 S. 479. 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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