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Federal - HR 1406

Dog and Cat Meat Trade Prohibition Act of 2017

Introduced

March 7, 2017

Description

A bill to amend the Animal Welfare Act to prohibit the slaughter of dogs and cats for human consumption.

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Original Sponsor 1

Co-Sponsors 33

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  • April 25, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 16

    Brady, R. (D-Pa.)Moore, (D-Wis.)Tenney, (R-N.Y.)
    Cardenas, (D-Calif.)Norton, (D-D.C.)Torres, (D-Calif.)
    DelBene, (D-Wash.)O'Halleran, (D-Ariz.)Velazquez, (D-N.Y.)
    Evans, (D-Pa.)Sanchez, (D-Calif.)Yarmuth, (D-Ky.)
    Gutierrez, (D-Ill.)Speier, (D-Calif.)
    Keating, (D-Mass.)Suozzi, (D-N.Y.)
  • April 8, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Welch, (D-Vt.)
  • April 3, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Meeks, (D-N.Y.)
  • March 28, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 4

    Chabot, (R-Ohio)Meehan, (R-Pa.)
    Gaetz, (R-Fla.)Swalwell, (D-Calif.)
  • March 22, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 6

    Cleaver (D-Mo.)Demings, (D-Fla.)Raskin, (D-Md.)
    Cohen, (D-Tenn.)Quigley, (D-Ill.)Soto, (D-Fla.)
  • March 10, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Blumenauer, (D-Ore.)MacArthur, (R-N.J.)
  • March 7, 2017 — Original cosponsor(s): 3

    Boyle, (D-Pa.)Buchanan, (R-Fla.)Trott, (R-Mich.)
  • March 7, 2017 — Read twice and referred to: House Agriculture.Congressional Record p. H1593