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Federal - HR 847

Puppy Mills ("Puppy Uniform Protection and Safety Act" in the U.S. House)

Introduced

February 27, 2013

Description

To close a loophole in the Animal Welfare Act by requiring that large commercial breeders who sell 50 or more puppies per year directly to consumers via Internet or other means be licensed and inspected; and to require that dogs used for breeding at commercial breeding facilities be provided the opportunity to exercise daily.

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Original Sponsor 1

Co-Sponsors 136

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  • July 25, 2014 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Sanchez, Linda (D-Calif.)
  • June 9, 2014 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Sires, (D-N.J.)
  • Oct. 30, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Rothfus, (R-Pa.)
  • Oct. 23, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Perry, (R-Pa.)
  • Sept. 10, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Horsford, (D-Nev.)
  • Aug. 2, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Bera, (D-Calif.)Perlmutter, (D-Colo.)
  • July 25, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Hinojosa, (D-Texas)
  • July 11, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Delaney, (D-Md.)
  • June 28, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Bordallo, (D-Guam)Sinema, (D-Ariz.)
  • June 20, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Courtney, (D-Conn.)Rahall (D-W.Va.)
  • June 14, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Bass, K. (D-Calif.)McDermott, (D-Wash.)
  • June 6, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 5

    DeFazio, (D-Ore.)Pascrell (D-N.J.)Speier, (D-Calif.)
    Gabbard, (D-Hawaii)Roskam, (R-Ill.)
  • May 23, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Eshoo, (D-Calif.)Wilson, F. (D-Fla.)
  • May 22, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Edwards, (D-Md.)Gutierrez, (D-Ill.)Keating, (D-Mass.)
  • May 17, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Serrano, (D-N.Y.)Shea-Porter, (D-N.H.)
  • May 14, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Petri, (R-Wis.)
  • May 8, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Meng, (D-N.Y.)
  • May 6, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Chu, (D-Calif.)Fitzpatrick, (R-Pa.)Ros-Lehtinen, (R-Fla.)
  • April 25, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Capuano, (D-Mass.)
  • April 23, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 4

    Maloney, S. (D-N.Y.)Rangel, (D-N.Y.)
    Michaud, (D-Maine)Thompson, M. (D-Calif.)
  • April 17, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Murphy, P. (D-Fla.)Sherman, (D-Calif.)
  • April 11, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Huffman, (D-Calif.)Ruiz, (D-Calif.)
  • April 9, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 4

    Honda, (D-Calif.)Napolitano, (D-Calif.)
    Lowey, (D-N.Y.)Yarmuth, (D-Ky.)
  • March 21, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    McCarthy, C. (D-N.Y.)Reichert, (R-Wash.)
  • March 20, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 8

    Bishop, T. (D-N.Y.)Lofgren, (D-Calif.)Veasey, (D-Texas)
    Calvert, (R-Calif.)Miller, Gary (R-Calif.)Welch, (D-Vt.)
    DeGette, (D-Colo.)Polis, (D-Colo.)
  • March 14, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 7

    Cartwright, (D-Pa.)Murphy, T. (R-Pa.)Whitfield, (R-Ky.)
    Castor, (D-Fla.)Paulsen, (R-Minn.)
    Kuster, (D-N.H.)Titus, (D-Nev.)
  • March 12, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 13

    Bonamici, (D-Ore.)Higgins, (D-N.Y.)Slaughter, L. (D-N.Y.)
    Brady, R. (D-Pa.)Marino, (R-Pa.)Tierney, (D-Mass.)
    Capito, (R-W.Va.)McNerney, (D-Calif.)Tonko, (D-N.Y.)
    Clay, (D-Mo.)Nadler, (D-N.Y.)
    Hahn, (D-Calif.)Payne, D.M. (D-N.J.)
  • March 6, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 7

    Brownley, (D-Calif.)Loebsack, (D-Iowa)Quigley, (D-Ill.)
    King, P. (R-N.Y.)Lynch, (D-Mass.)
    LoBiondo, (R-N.J.)Miller, George (D-Calif.)
  • March 4, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 10

    Cardenas, (D-Calif.)Matsui, D. (D-Calif.)Rush, (D-Ill.)
    Doggett, (D-Texas)Moran, James (D-Va.)Schakowsky, (D-Ill.)
    Israel, (D-N.Y.)Peters, G. (D-Mich.)
    Lipinski, D. (D-Ill.)Price, D. (D-N.C.)
  • Feb. 28, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 41

    Blumenauer, (D-Ore.)Grijalva, (D-Ariz.)McGovern, (D-Mass.)
    Braley, (D-Iowa)Grimm, (R-N.Y.)Meehan, (R-Pa.)
    Buchanan, (R-Fla.)Hanna, (R-N.Y.)Norton, (D-D.C.)
    Campbell, J. (R-Calif.)Hastings, (D-Fla.)Pierluisi, (D-P.R.)
    Cicilline, (D-R.I.)Himes, (D-Conn.)Pingree, (D-Maine)
    Coffman, (R-Colo.)Holt, (D-N.J.)Runyan, (R-N.J.)
    Cohen, (D-Tenn.)Johnson, E. (D-Texas)Sanchez, Loretta (D-Calif.)
    Connolly, (D-Va.)Langevin, (D-R.I.)Sarbanes, J. (D-Md.)
    Conyers (D-Mich.)Larson, J. (D-Conn.)Schiff, A. (D-Calif.)
    Cooper, (D-Tenn.)Lee, B. (D-Calif.)Schwartz, A. (D-Pa.)
    Cummings, (D-Md.)Levin, (D-Mich.)Smith, Adam (D-Wash.)
    Davis, S. (D-Calif.)Lewis, John (D-Ga.)Tsongas, (D-Mass.)
    Deutch, (D-Fla.)Maloney, C. (D-N.Y.)Waxman, (D-Calif.)
    Ellison, (D-Minn.)McCollum, Betty (D-Minn.)
  • Feb. 27, 2013 — Original cosponsor(s): 3

    Capps, (D-Calif.)Farr, (D-Calif.)Young, C.W. (R-Fla.)
  • Feb. 27, 2013 — Read twice and referred to: House Agriculture.Congressional Record p. H700