H.R.2193 - Animal Protection Accountability Improvement Act110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Israel, Steve [D-NY-2] (Introduced 05/07/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Agriculture|
|Latest Action:||05/31/2007 Referred to the Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2193 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/07/2007)
Animal Protection Accountability Improvement Act - Amends the Animal Welfare Act to prohibit a person from using a live animal to: (1) demonstrate a medical device or product to a sales representative, or in a workshop or training session, for marketing purposes; (2) train a sales representative to use a medical device or product; or (3) create a multimedia recording for the purpose of marketing a medical device or product. Exempts from this requirement the training of medical personnel for a purpose other than marketing a medical device or product.
Increases the cap on the fine for violations of humane standards and record keeping requirements at auction sales from $2,500 to $10,000 for each violation. Provides that each animal that is the subject of a violation shall be a separate offense.
Requires the Secretary of Agriculture to include in a report to Congress an identification of all research facilities, intermediate handlers, carriers, and exhibitors registered under such Act.