S.2352 - American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act of 2004108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Ensign, John [R-NV] (Introduced 04/27/2004)|
|Committees:||Senate - Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry|
|Latest Action:||04/27/2004 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2352 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (04/27/2004)
The American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act of 2004 - 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; (3) selling, bartering, transferring, receiving, or distributing horseflesh or horses for human consumption; or (4) soliciting or knowingly causing any such actions.
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.