H.R.3484 - Puppy Protection Act of 2003108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Whitfield, Ed [R-KY-1] (Introduced 11/07/2003)|
|Committees:||House - Agriculture|
|Latest Action:||11/17/2003 Referred to the Subcommittee on Livestock and Horticulture. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3484 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (11/07/2003)
Puppy Protection Act of 2003 - Amends the Animal Welfare Act to modify the standards that govern the humane handling, care, treatment, and transportation of animals by dealers, research facilities, and exhibitors. Requires a standard for addressing the initiation and frequency of breeding of female dogs so that they are not bred before reaching at least one year of age, and whelped more frequently than three times in any 24-month period.
Prescribes a process for immediate suspension and eventual revocation of the license of a dealer, exhibitor, or operator of an auction sale for three or more violations of such Act within 18 months.