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Titles (3)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

HEART Act of 2016
Help Extract Animals from Red Tape Act of 2016

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend title 18, United States Code, with respect to civil forfeitures relating to certain seized animals.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
02/25/2016Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

Date All Actions
04/01/2016Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
02/25/2016Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Action By: House of Representatives
02/25/2016Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (19)


Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Judiciary02/25/2016 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations04/01/2016 Referred to

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Introduced in House (02/25/2016)

Help Extract Animals from Red Tape Act of 2016 or the HEART Act of 2016

This bill amends the federal criminal code to modify the general rules that govern civil forfeiture proceedings. Specifically, it adds requirements with respect to the seizure of an animal involved in animal fighting.