Summary: H.R.2897 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.2897. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (05/22/2019)

Animal Freedom from Testing, Experiments, and Research Act of 2019 or the AFTER Act of 2019

This bill requires federal research facilities to facilitate the adoption or nonlaboratory placement of certain warm-blooded animals (e.g., dogs, cats, monkeys, guinea pigs, hamsters, and rabbits) with animal rescue organizations, animal sanctuaries, animal shelters, or individuals. In order to be adopted or placed, the animals must (1) no longer be needed for research; (2) be suitable for release; (3) not be birds, rats, or mice.