H.Res.208 - Expressing opposition to the use of carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, nitrogen, nitrous oxide, argon, or other gases to euthanize shelter animals and support for State laws that require the use of the more humane euthanasia by injection method.113th Congress (2013-2014)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Moran, James P. [D-VA-8] (Introduced 05/08/2013)|
|Committees:||House - Agriculture|
|Latest Action:||05/22/2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Livestock, Rural Development, and Credit. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.208 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/08/2013)
Expresses: (1) disapproval of the use of gas chambers to euthanize shelter animals, and (2) support for the enactment of state laws requiring the use of euthanasia by injection with sodium pentobarbital as the standard method of euthanasia for all animal shelters.
Encourages states to allow licensed shelters to purchase necessary euthanasia drugs, subject to appropriate training and certification.