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Animal Welfare Act Amendments

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A bill to amend the Act of August 24, 1966, as amended, to assure humane treatment of certain animals.


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07/09/1975Introduced in Senate

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07/09/1975Referred to Senate Committee on Commerce.
Action By: Senate
07/09/1975Referred to Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry.
Action By: Senate

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Senate Agriculture and Forestry07/09/1975 Referred to
Senate Commerce07/09/1975 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (07/09/1975)

Animal Welfare Act Amendments - Provides, under the Federal Laboratory Animal Welfare Act, that no animals shall be delivered to any intermediate handler or common carrier for transportation in commerce unless the animals are accompanied by a veterinarian's certificate verifying that the animals are sound and healthy.

States that specified animals shall not be delivered for transportation if they are less than eight weeks of age. Provides that no intermediate handler or common carrier shall participate in any practice under which the cost of such animal or its transportation is to be paid and collected upon delivery of the animal to the consignee.

Imposes civil penalties for violations of this Act.

Makes it unlawful to transport in interstate or foreign commerce any live dog or animal trained to participate in dog or animal fighting ventures.