Summary: H.Res.401 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (06/22/2017)

Calls for an end to the dog and cat meat industry.

Urges the governments of China, South Korea, Vietnam, Thailand, the Philippines, Indonesia, Cambodia, Laos, India, and all other nations to: (1) adopt and enforce laws banning the dog and cat meat trade, (2) increase efforts to prevent any leather or fur byproducts of such trade from entering international markets, and (3) use their food safety laws to crack down on the sale of dog and cat meat.

Affirms the U.S. commitment to the protection of animals and to advancing the progress of animal protection around the world.

Urges executive branch officials to include the dog and cat meat trade on the agenda for discussion with the officials of countries that have a dog or cat meat industry.