H.R.1155 - To amend the Animal Welfare Act to strike the limitation that permits interstate movement of live birds, for the purpose of fighting, to States in which animal fighting is lawful.107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Peterson, Collin C. [D-MN-7] (Introduced 03/21/2001)|
|Committees:||House - Agriculture|
|Latest Action:||05/15/2001 Executive Comment Requested from USDA. (All Actions)|
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[Congressional Bills 107th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [H.R. 1155 Introduced in House (IH)] 107th CONGRESS 1st Session H. R. 1155 To amend the Animal Welfare Act to strike the limitation that permits interstate movement of live birds, for the purpose of fighting, to States in which animal fighting is lawful. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES March 21, 2001 Mr. Peterson of Minnesota (for himself, Ms. Baldwin, Mr. Cummings, Mrs. McCarthy of New York, Mr. Shays, Mr. Costello, Mrs. Lowey, Mr. Clay, Ms. Slaughter, Mr. Gilchrest, Mr. Wynn, Mr. Sabo, Ms. Millender- McDonald, Mr. Levin, Mr. Shaw, Mr. Bartlett of Maryland, Mr. Chabot, Mr. Blagojevich, Mr. Wu, Mr. Deutsch, Mr. Gilman, Mr. Pascrell, Mr. Ose, Ms. Woolsey, Mr. Capuano, Mr. Bentsen, Mr. Gonzalez, Mrs. Tauscher, Mr. Tancredo, Mr. Delahunt, Mr. Andrews, Mr. Upton, Ms. Hooley of Oregon, Mr. Engel, Mr. Nethercutt, Mr. Inslee, Mr. Wexler, Mr. Crane, Mr. Baldacci, Mr. Wolf, Mr. Olver, Mrs. Maloney of New York, Mrs. Morella, Mr. Doyle, Mr. Traficant, Mr. Leach, Mr. Kleczka, Mr. George Miller of California, Mr. Stark, Ms. Kilpatrick, Mr. Hinchey, Mr. Boehlert, Mr. Rangel, Mr. Isakson, Mr. Sanders, Ms. Schakowsky, Mr. Phelps, Mr. Smith of Washington, Mr. Smith of New Jersey, Mr. Kolbe, Mr. Pallone, Mr. Lewis of Georgia, Mr. Horn, Mr. Blumenauer, Mr. Allen, Mr. Payne, Mr. Moran of Virginia, Mr. Tierney, Ms. Rivers, Mr. Boucher, Mrs. Roukema, Mr. Thompson of California, Mr. Evans, Mr. Lipinski, Mr. Towns, Mr. Luther, Mr. McGovern, Mrs. Kelly, Mr. Gallegly, Ms. Sanchez, Ms. McKinney, Mr. Whitfield, Ms. Roybal-Allard, Mr. Conyers, Mr. Kucinich, Mr. Sherman, Mr. Holt, Mr. Weldon of Pennsylvania, Mr. Lewis of California, Mr. Deal of Georgia, Mr. Brady of Pennsylvania, Mr. Green of Texas, Mr. Udall of Colorado, Mrs. Jones of Ohio, Mr. Barcia, Mr. Farr of California, Mr. DeFazio, Mr. Nadler, Mr. Berman, Mr. Jones of North Carolina, Mrs. Northup, Mr. Weller, Mr. English, Mr. Borski, Mr. Maloney of Connecticut, Mr. Lantos, Mr. Bass, Mr. Ackerman, Mr. Green of Wisconsin, Mr. Meehan, Mr. Clyburn, Mr. Neal of Massachusetts, Ms. Brown of Florida, Mr. Crowley, Mr. Kildee, Mr. Hoeffel, Mr. Hyde, Mr. Pomeroy, Mr. Saxton, Mr. Kennedy of Rhode Island, Mr. Hall of Ohio, Mr. Dicks, Mr. Frank, Mr. Weiner, Mr. Weldon of Florida, Mrs. Capps, Mr. Price of North Carolina, Mrs. Johnson of Connecticut, Mr. Filner, Mr. Scarborough, and Mr. Greenwood) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Agriculture _______________________________________________________________________ A BILL To amend the Animal Welfare Act to strike the limitation that permits interstate movement of live birds, for the purpose of fighting, to States in which animal fighting is lawful. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. INTERSTATE MOVEMENT OF ANIMALS FOR ANIMAL FIGHTING. (a) Removal of Limitation.--Section 26 of the Animal Welfare Act (7 U.S.C. 2156) is amended by striking subsection (d) and inserting the following: ``(d) Activities Not Subject to Prohibition.--This section does not apply to the selling, buying, transporting, or delivery of animals in interstate or foreign commerce for any purpose or purposes, so long as those purposes do not include that of an animal fighting venture.''. (b) Effective Date.--The amendment made by subsection (a) takes effect on the date that is 30 days after the date of enactment of this Act. <all>