H.R.6042 - To amend the Animal Health Protection Act to prohibit the Secretary of Agriculture from implementing or carrying out a National Animal Identification System or similar requirement and to require the Secretary to protect information obtained as part of any voluntary animal identification system.109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Emerson, Jo Ann [R-MO-8] (Introduced 09/07/2006)|
|Committees:||House - Agriculture|
|Latest Action:||09/18/2006 Referred to the Subcommittee on Livestock and Horticulture .|
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Summary: H.R.6042 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/07/2006)
Amends the Animal Health Protection Act to prohibit the Secretary of Agriculture from implementing or carrying out (and prohibits use of federal funds to implement or carry out) a National Animal Identification System or similar requirement that mandates the participation of livestock owners.
Sets forth requirements governing disclosure of information obtained through a voluntary animal identification system established by the Secretary to identify and trace animals.