H.Res.30 - Condemning the Dog Meat Festival in Yulin, China, and urging China to end the dog meat trade.115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-20] (Introduced 01/06/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/16/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.30 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/06/2017)
Condemns the Dog Meat Festival in Yulin, China, because it: (1) is a spectacle of extreme animal cruelty, (2) is a commercial activity not grounded in Chinese history, (3) is opposed by a majority of the Chinese people, and (4) threatens global public health.
- the government of China and the Yulin authorities to ban the killing and eating of dogs as part of Yulin's festival and to enforce China's food safety laws regulating the processing and sale of animal products and the 2011 Agriculture Ministry of China Regulation on the Quarantine of Dogs at the Place of Origin requiring one certificate for one dog on trans-provincial transport trucks, and
- the National People's Congress of China to enact an animal anticruelty law that bans the dog meat trade.
Affirms the commitment of the United States to the protection of animals and to the progress of animal protection.