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115th Congress                                                                                                        


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Updated:
March 30, 2017  


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BILL NO.
SPONSOR
SUBJECT
STATUS
ACTION/NOTES
         
S.503
Introduced 3/2/17
Sen Ron Wyden
(D-OR)
Current Co-Sponsors
Animal Welfare Accountability and Transparency Act    
See H.R. 1368 below.  
SEN Com on Finance
 
         
H.R. 1368
Introduced 3/6/17
Rep Earl Blumenauer
(D-OR-3)
Current Co-Sponsors
Animal Welfare Accountability and Transparency Act: To require the Secretary
of Agriculture to make publicly available certain regulatory records relating to
the administration of the Animal Welfare Act and the Horse Protection Act, to
amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the use of an
alternative depreciation system for taxpayers violating rules under the Animal
Welfare Act and the Horse Protection Act, and for other purposes.
House - Ways and
Means;
Agriculture;
Energy and
Commerce
 
H.R. 1406   
Introduced 3/7/17
Rep Alice Hastings
(D-FL-20)
Current Co-Sponsors
3/28 add
As introduced, the Dog and Cat Meat Trade Prohibition Act of 2017 would
amend the Animal Welfare Act to prohibit the slaughter of dogs and cats for
human consumption.

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