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Animal Fighting Prohibition Enforcement Act

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A bill to amend the Animal Welfare Act to strengthen enforcement of provisions relating to animal fighting, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (1)

03/27/2003Introduced in Senate

All Actions (2)

03/27/2003Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.
Action By: Senate
03/27/2003Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S4527)
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (51)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Allard, Wayne [R-CO]* 03/27/2003
Sen. Cantwell, Maria [D-WA]* 03/27/2003
Sen. Dorgan, Byron L. [D-ND]* 03/27/2003
Sen. Harkin, Tom [D-IA]* 03/27/2003
Sen. Levin, Carl [D-MI]* 03/27/2003
Sen. Lugar, Richard G. [R-IN]* 03/27/2003
Sen. Hagel, Chuck [R-NE]* 03/27/2003
Sen. Lieberman, Joseph I. [D-CT]* 03/27/2003
Sen. Wyden, Ron [D-OR]* 03/27/2003
Sen. Reid, Harry [D-NV]* 03/27/2003
Sen. Leahy, Patrick J. [D-VT]* 03/27/2003
Sen. Reed, Jack [D-RI] 05/06/2003
Sen. Kerry, John F. [D-MA] 05/12/2003
Sen. Boxer, Barbara [D-CA] 06/05/2003
Sen. Inouye, Daniel K. [D-HI] 06/05/2003
Sen. Feinstein, Dianne [D-CA] 06/11/2003
Sen. Talent, Jim [R-MO] 06/17/2003
Sen. Nelson, Ben [D-NE] 07/08/2003
Sen. Conrad, Kent [D-ND] 07/08/2003
Sen. Lautenberg, Frank R. [D-NJ] 07/22/2003
Sen. Stabenow, Debbie [D-MI] 07/23/2003
Sen. Johnson, Tim [D-SD] 07/28/2003
Sen. Jeffords, James M. [I-VT] 07/29/2003
Sen. Kohl, Herb [D-WI] 07/30/2003
Sen. Collins, Susan M. [R-ME] 07/31/2003
Sen. Daschle, Thomas A. [D-SD] 07/31/2003
Sen. Durbin, Richard J. [D-IL] 09/10/2003
Sen. Feingold, Russell D. [D-WI] 09/11/2003
Sen. Sarbanes, Paul S. [D-MD] 09/11/2003
Sen. DeWine, Mike [R-OH] 09/16/2003
Sen. Dayton, Mark [D-MN] 09/25/2003
Sen. Kennedy, Edward M. [D-MA] 09/26/2003
Sen. Dodd, Christopher J. [D-CT] 09/29/2003
Sen. Mikulski, Barbara A. [D-MD] 09/29/2003
Sen. Bayh, Evan [D-IN] 10/14/2003
Sen. Schumer, Charles E. [D-NY] 10/14/2003
Sen. Graham, Bob [D-FL] 10/23/2003
Sen. Santorum, Rick [R-PA] 11/03/2003
Sen. Clinton, Hillary Rodham [D-NY] 11/03/2003
Sen. Nelson, Bill [D-FL] 11/03/2003
Sen. Snowe, Olympia J. [R-ME] 11/03/2003
Sen. Murray, Patty [D-WA] 11/05/2003
Sen. Dole, Elizabeth [R-NC] 11/25/2003
Sen. Warner, John [R-VA] 12/09/2003
Sen. Specter, Arlen [R-PA] 01/23/2004
Sen. Biden, Joseph R., Jr. [D-DE] 02/10/2004
Sen. Baucus, Max [D-MT] 02/10/2004
Sen. Kyl, Jon [R-AZ] 02/12/2004
Sen. Fitzgerald, Peter [R-IL] 02/12/2004
Sen. Coleman, Norm [R-MN] 02/24/2004
Sen. Campbell, Ben Nighthorse [R-CO] 03/02/2004

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry03/27/2003 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (03/27/2003)

Animal Fighting Prohibition Enforcement Act - Amends the Animal Welfare Act to increase the imprisonment penalty for animal fighting violations from one year to two years. Makes it unlawful to sell, buy, transport, or deliver in interstate or foreign commerce a knife, gaff, or other sharp instrument used in a bird-fighting venture.

Revises enforcement provisions. Permits euthanasia for an animal in extreme pain.

Includes the Internet or any technology as interstate instrumentality.