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Federal - HR 1494

The Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture (PACT) Act

Introduced

March 10, 2017

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A bill to make it a federal crime to commit malicious cruelty to an animal in any area where the federal government has jurisdiction.

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Co-Sponsors 129

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  • April 25, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 43

    Bonamici, (D-Ore.)Johnson, E.B. (D-Texas)Pittenger, (R-N.C.)
    Brownley, (D-Calif.)Joyce, (R-Ohio)Polis, (D-Colo.)
    Buck, (R-Colo.)Keating, (D-Mass.)Roskam, (R-Ill.)
    Cicilline, (D-R.I.)Kilmer, (D-Wash.)Royce, (R-Calif.)
    Davis, S. (D-Calif.)Langevin, (D-R.I.)Sablan, (D-N. Marianas)
    DeFazio, (D-Ore.)Larson, J. (D-Conn.)Sarbanes, (D-Md.)
    Delaney, (D-Md.)Lawrence, (D-Mich.)Serrano, (D-N.Y.)
    Demings, (D-Fla.)Loebsack, (D-Iowa)Sires, (D-N.J.)
    Dent, (R-Pa.)Lowenthal, (D-Calif.)Slaughter, (D-N.Y.)
    Foster, (D-Ill.)Lujan, B.R. (D-N.M.)Stefanik, (R-N.Y.)
    Fitzpatrick, (R-Pa.)McGovern, (D-Mass.)Stivers, (R-Ohio)
    Gonzalez, (D-Texas)McSally, (R-Ariz.)Tenney, (R-N.Y.)
    Hensarling, (R-Texas)Meeks, (D-N.Y.)Turner, (R-Ohio)
    Higgins, B. (D-N.Y.)Moore, (D-Wis.)
    Jenkins, L. (R-Kan.)Pingree, (D-Maine)
  • April 3, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Capuano, (D-Mass.)O'Rourke, (D-Texas)Peters, S. (D-Calif.)
  • March 28, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 11

    Chu, (D-Calif.)Hurd, (R-Texas)Pocan, (D-Wis.)
    Cole, (R-Okla.)Johnson, B. (R-Ohio)Ruiz, (D-Calif.)
    Cuellar, (D-Texas)Nolan, (D-Minn.)Visclosky, (D-Ind.)
    Cummings, (D-Md.)Paulsen, (R-Minn.)
  • March 20, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 20

    Castor, (D-Fla.)Hastings, (D-Fla.)Ruppersberger, (D-Md.)
    Clark, K. (D-Mass.)Kennedy, Joseph P. (D-Mass.)Schweikert, (R-Ariz.)
    Costello, (R-Pa.)Maloney, S.P. (D-N.Y.)Smith, C. (R-N.J.)
    Curbelo, (R-Fla.)McCollum, (D-Minn.)Speier, (D-Calif.)
    Donovan, (R-N.Y.)Meehan, (R-Pa.)Veasey, (D-Texas)
    Frankel, (D-Fla.)Norton, (D-D.C.)Watson Coleman, (D-N.J.)
    Grijalva, (D-Ariz.)O'Halleran, (D-Ariz.)
  • March 16, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 40

    Blumenauer, (D-Ore.)Huffman, (D-Calif.)Schiff, (D-Calif.)
    Boyle, (D-Pa.)Jones, (R-N.C.)Schrader, (D-Ore.)
    Butterfield, (D-N.C.)Kaptur, (D-Ohio)Scott, D. (D-Ga.)
    Calvert, (R-Calif.)Kelly, M. (R-Pa.)Sherman, (D-Calif.)
    Comstock, (R-Va.)Kildee, (D-Mich.)Sinema, (D-Ariz.)
    DelBene, (D-Wash.)Lee, B. (D-Calif.)Smith, Adam (D-Wash.)
    Denham, (R-Calif.)Lipinski, (D-Ill.)Titus, (D-Nev.)
    Doyle, (D-Pa.)Matsui, (D-Calif.)Tsongas, (D-Mass.)
    Ellison, (D-Minn.)Moulton, (D-Mass.)Walz, (D-Minn.)
    Engel, (D-N.Y.)Napolitano, (D-Calif.)Welch, (D-Vt.)
    Garamendi, (D-Calif.)Quigley, (D-Ill.)Yarmuth, (D-Ky.)
    Gutierrez, (D-Ill.)Rothfus, (R-Pa.)Yoder, (R-Kan.)
    Heck, (D-Wash.)Roybal-Allard, (D-Calif.)
    Herrera Beutler, (R-Wash.)Schakowsky, (D-Ill.)
  • March 10, 2017 — Original cosponsor(s): 12

    Chabot, (R-Ohio)Franks, (R-Ariz.)Marino, (R-Pa.)
    Cohen, (D-Tenn.)Gaetz, (R-Fla.)Nadler, (D-N.Y.)
    Deutch, (D-Fla.)Jeffries, (D-N.Y.)Raskin, (D-Md.)
    Farenthold, (R-Texas)Lieu, (D-Calif.)Swalwell, (D-Calif.)
  • March 10, 2017 — Read twice and referred to: House Judiciary.Congressional Record p. H2051