December 6, 2012 - Issue: Vol. 158, No. 156 — Daily Edition112th Congress (2011 - 2012) - 2nd Session
AMENDING THE ANIMAL WELFARE ACT; Congressional Record Vol. 158, No. 156
(Senate - December 06, 2012)
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[Page S7688] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] AMENDING THE ANIMAL WELFARE ACT Mrs. HAGAN. I ask unanimous consent that the Senate now proceed to the consideration of S. 3666, which was submitted earlier today. The PRESIDING OFFICER. The clerk will report the bill by title. The legislative clerk read as follows: A bill (S. 3666) to amend the Animal Welfare Act to modify the definition of ``exhibitor.'' There being no objection, the Senate proceeded to consider the bill. Mrs. HAGAN. I ask unanimous consent that the bill be read a third time and passed, the motion to reconsider be considered made and laid upon the table, with no intervening action or debate, and that any statements relating to the bill be printed in the Record. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered. The bill (S. 3666) was ordered to be engrossed for a third reading, was read the third time, and passed, as follows: S. 3666 Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. ANIMAL WELFARE. Section 2(h) of the Animal Welfare Act (7 U.S.C. 2132(h)) is amended by adding ``an owner of a common, domesticated household pet who derives less than a substantial portion of income from a nonprimary source (as determined by the Secretary) for exhibiting an animal that exclusively resides at the residence of the pet owner,'' after ``stores,''. ____________________