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Federal - HR 398

The Help Extract Animals from Red Tape (HEART) Act

Introduced

January 10, 2017

Description

A bill to expedite the rehabilitation process of abused animals that are seized by the government under federal gambling and animal fighting statutes, and mandate the government to cover the costs of housing and care for animals who have been seized.

Our Position

Support

Original Sponsor 1

Co-Sponsors 15

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  • March 9, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 9

    Bacon, (R-Neb.)Fitzpatrick, (R-Pa.)Lofgren, (D-Calif.)
    Dent, (R-Pa.)King, P. (R-N.Y.)Shea-Porter, (D-N.H.)
    Deutch, (D-Fla.)Lieu, (D-Calif.)Suozzi, (D-N.Y.)
  • March 6, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Lofgren, (D-Calif.)
  • Jan. 31, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Donovan, (R-N.Y.)
  • Jan. 23, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Jones, (R-N.C.)
  • Jan. 10, 2017 — Original cosponsor(s): 3

    Chu, (D-Calif.)Jackson Lee, S. (D-Texas)Sensenbrenner, (R-Wis.)
  • Jan. 10, 2017 — Read twice and referred to: House Judiciary.Congressional Record p. H297