H.R.3781 - American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act 107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Morella, Constance A. [R-MD-8] (Introduced 02/14/2002)|
|Committees:||House - Agriculture; International Relations; Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||02/25/2002 Referred to the Subcommittee on Livestock and Horticulture. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3781 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act - Prohibits a person from: (1) slaughtering a horse for human consumption; (2) importing to, or exporting from, the United States horseflesh or horses for human consumption; or (3) selling, bartering, transferring, receiving, or distributing horseflesh or horses for human consumption.
Introduced in House (02/14/2002)
Sets forth provisions respecting: (1) criminal and civil penalties; (2) enforcement authority of the Secretary of Agriculture; (3) placement of confiscated horses; (4) euthanasia of unplaceable or severely injured or diseased horses; (4) funding of animal rescue facilities; and (5) exemptions.