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Titles (3)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

KITTEN Act of 2018
Kittens In Traumatic Testing Ends Now Act of 2018

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To direct the Secretary of Agriculture to end the use of cats in experiments that cause pain or stress.

Actions Overview (1)

05/11/2018Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

06/22/2018Referred to the Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture.
Action By: Committee on Agriculture
05/11/2018Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/11/2018Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (61)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Panetta, Jimmy [D-CA-20]* 05/11/2018
Rep. Gaetz, Matt [R-FL-1] 05/17/2018
Rep. Titus, Dina [D-NV-1] 05/17/2018
Rep. Donovan, Daniel M., Jr. [R-NY-11] 05/17/2018
Rep. Kaptur, Marcy [D-OH-9] 05/17/2018
Rep. Jones, Walter B., Jr. [R-NC-3] 05/17/2018
Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-20] 05/21/2018
Rep. Kilmer, Derek [D-WA-6] 05/21/2018
Rep. Gomez, Jimmy [D-CA-34] 05/24/2018
Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large] 05/24/2018
Rep. Mitchell, Paul [R-MI-10] 05/24/2018
Rep. Maloney, Sean Patrick [D-NY-18] 06/06/2018
Rep. Ruppersberger, C. A. Dutch [D-MD-2] 06/06/2018
Rep. Shea-Porter, Carol [D-NH-1] 06/06/2018
Rep. Lieu, Ted [D-CA-33] 06/06/2018
Rep. Boyle, Brendan F. [D-PA-13] 06/06/2018
Rep. Lowenthal, Alan S. [D-CA-47] 06/06/2018
Rep. Allen, Rick W. [R-GA-12] 06/06/2018
Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3] 06/06/2018
Rep. Paulsen, Erik [R-MN-3] 06/07/2018
Rep. Swalwell, Eric [D-CA-15] 06/08/2018
Rep. Moore, Gwen [D-WI-4] 06/08/2018
Rep. Lofgren, Zoe [D-CA-19] 06/08/2018
Rep. Bonamici, Suzanne [D-OR-1] 06/08/2018
Rep. Wilson, Frederica S. [D-FL-24] 06/08/2018
Rep. Lujan Grisham, Michelle [D-NM-1] 06/13/2018
Rep. Deutch, Theodore E. [D-FL-22] 06/13/2018
Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-7] 06/13/2018
Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4] 06/13/2018
Rep. Wasserman Schultz, Debbie [D-FL-23] 06/13/2018
Rep. Katko, John [R-NY-24] 06/13/2018
Rep. Polis, Jared [D-CO-2] 06/21/2018
Rep. Trott, David A. [R-MI-11] 06/21/2018
Rep. Quigley, Mike [D-IL-5] 06/22/2018
Rep. Barletta, Lou [R-PA-11] 06/22/2018
Rep. Soto, Darren [D-FL-9] 07/16/2018
Rep. Suozzi, Thomas R. [D-NY-3] 07/16/2018
Rep. Kuster, Ann M. [D-NH-2] 07/16/2018
Rep. Norcross, Donald [D-NJ-1] 07/19/2018
Rep. Meeks, Gregory W. [D-NY-5] 07/24/2018
Rep. Schiff, Adam B. [D-CA-28] 07/24/2018
Rep. Fitzpatrick, Brian K. [R-PA-8] 07/24/2018
Rep. Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana [R-FL-27] 07/24/2018
Rep. Cartwright, Matt [D-PA-17] 07/26/2018
Rep. Green, Gene [D-TX-29] 09/06/2018
Rep. Lamb, Conor [D-PA-18] 09/06/2018
Rep. Mast, Brian J. [R-FL-18] 09/06/2018
Rep. Lawson, Al, Jr. [D-FL-5] 09/06/2018
Rep. Matsui, Doris O. [D-CA-6] 09/06/2018
Rep. Demings, Val Butler [D-FL-10] 09/13/2018
Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9] 09/17/2018
Rep. Castor, Kathy [D-FL-14] 09/25/2018
Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4] 09/26/2018
Rep. Pascrell, Bill, Jr. [D-NJ-9] 09/26/2018
Rep. Bass, Karen [D-CA-37] 09/26/2018
Rep. Brat, Dave [R-VA-7] 09/28/2018
Rep. McNerney, Jerry [D-CA-9] 10/02/2018
Rep. Foster, Bill [D-IL-11] 10/19/2018
Rep. Guthrie, Brett [R-KY-2] 10/19/2018
Rep. Keating, William R. [D-MA-9] 10/26/2018
Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-13] 11/09/2018

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Agriculture05/11/2018 Referred to
House Agriculture Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture06/22/2018 Referred to

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Subjects (5)

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Introduced in House (05/11/2018)

Kittens In Traumatic Testing Ends Now Act of 2018 or the KITTEN Act of 2018

This bill amends the Animal Welfare Act to prohibit the Department of Agriculture from using cats in experiments that may cause pain or stress, unless the pain or stress is a result of a physical exam or training program.