H.R.693 - PAST Act116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Schrader, Kurt [D-OR-5] (Introduced 01/22/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/23/2019 Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Mr. Schrader. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.693 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/22/2019)
U.S. Senator Joseph D. Tydings Memorial Prevent All Soring Tactics Act of 2019 or the PAST Act
This bill addresses the practice of soring horses. The soring of horses includes various actions taken on horses' limbs to produce higher gaits that may cause pain, distress, inflammation, or lameness.
Specifically, the bill expands soring regulation and enforcement at horse shows, exhibitions, sales, and auctions, including by establishing a new system for inspecting horses for soring. In addition, the bill increases penalties for violations.