S.1915 - Virgie S. Arden American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Ensign, John [R-NV] (Introduced 10/25/2005)|
|Committees:||Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation|
|Latest Action:||10/25/2005 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1915 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (10/25/2005)
Virgie S. Arden American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act - Amends 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.
Authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture to detain for examination, testing, or the taking of evidence: (1) any horse at any horse show, horse exhibition, or horse sale or auction which is sore or which the Secretary has probable cause to believe is sore; and (2) any horse or other equine which the Secretary has probable cause to believe is being shipped, transported, moved, delivered, received, possessed, purchased, sold, or donated in violation of such prohibition.