Summary: H.R.2143 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.2143. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (07/31/1995)

Downed Animal Protection Act - Amends the Packers and Stockyard Act, 1921 to make it unlawful for any stockyard owner, market agency, or dealer to buy, sell, give, receive, transfer, market, hold, or drag any nonambulatory livestock unless such livestock has been humanely euthanized. Imposes civil and criminal penalties for violations.