Summary: H.R.1042 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.1042. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (02/07/2019)

Providing Responsible Emergency Plans for Animals at Risk of Emerging Disasters Act or the PREPARED Act

This bill establishes requirements governing the care of animals by entities, such as zoos, in emergencies or disasters. Specifically, the bill requires each research facility, dealer, exhibitor, intermediate handler, and carrier to develop and follow a contingency plan to provide for the humane handling, treatment, transportation, housing, and care of their animals in the event of an emergency or disaster.