There is one summary for S.2346. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in Senate (04/26/2004)

Pet Safety and Protection Act of 2004 - Amends the Animal Welfare Act to list permissible sources of dogs and cats used by research facilities to include dogs and cats obtained: (1) from a licensed dealer; (2) from a publicly owned and operated pound or shelter that meets specified requirements; (3) by donation from a person who bred and raised the dog or cat and owned it for not less than one year; or (4) from a research facility licensed by the Secretary of Agriculture. Increases monetary penalties for related violations.

Prohibits Federal facilities from purchasing or otherwise acquiring dogs or cats for exhibition purposes except from: (1) the operator of an auction that comports with legal requirements; or (2) a person holding a valid dealer or exhibitor license.

Prohibits dealers from selling or otherwise providing a research facility with random source dogs or cats unless specified certification requirements are met.