H.R.503 - To amend the Horse Protection Act to prohibit the shipping, transporting, moving, delivering, receiving, possessing, purchasing, selling, or donation of horses and other equines to be slaughtered for human consumption, and for other purposes.109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Sweeney, John E. [R-NY-20] (Introduced 02/01/2005)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Agriculture|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 109-617|
|Latest Action:||09/21/2006 Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 631. (All Actions)|
|Major Recorded Votes:||09/07/2006 : Passed House|
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Amendments: H.R.503 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
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H.Amdt.1205 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)
Description Amendment sought to provide an exemption to the bill for Native Americans or people from other cultures that have traditionally consumed equine meat. Sponsor: Rep. King, Steve [R-IA-5] (Offered 09/07/2006) Latest Action: 09/07/06 On agreeing to the King (IA) amendment (A002) Failed by recorded vote: 149 - 256, 1 Present (Roll no. 432).
H.Amdt.1204 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)
Description Amendment sought to provide that the Secretary of Agriculture must certify that sufficient horse sanctuaries exist to care for unwanted horses before the law will take effect. Sponsor: Rep. Goodlatte, Bob [R-VA-6] (Offered 09/07/2006) Latest Action: 09/07/06 On agreeing to the Goodlatte amendment (A001) Failed by recorded vote: 177 - 229, 1 Present (Roll no. 431).