S.1283 - Safe Commercial Transportation of Horses Act of 1995104th Congress (1995-1996)
|Sponsor:||Sen. McConnell, Mitch [R-KY] (Introduced 09/28/1995)|
|Committees:||Senate - Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry|
|Latest Action:||09/28/1995 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture.|
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Summary: S.1283 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (09/28/1995)
Safe Commercial Transportation of Horses Act of 1995 - Amends specified Federal law (and entitles it as the Federal Humane Methods of Livestock Slaughter Act) to direct the Secretary of Agriculture to: (1) issue regulations governing the humane commercial transportation of horses for slaughter; (2) enter into related cooperative agreements with Federal and State entities; and (3) make necessary investigations and inspections.
Establishes civil and criminal penalties for violations of such provisions, including interference with enforcement activities.