S.311 - A bill 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.110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Landrieu, Mary L. [D-LA] (Introduced 01/17/2007)|
|Committees:||Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation|
|Committee Reports:||S. Rept. 110-229|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 11/14/2007 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 488. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.311 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)
Reported to Senate without amendment (11/14/2007)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.)
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 that is sore or which the Secretary has probable cause to believe is sore; and (2) any horse or other equine that the Secretary has probable cause to believe is being shipped, transported, moved, delivered, received, possessed, purchased, sold, or donated in violation of such prohibition.
Increases appropriations to carry out such Act.