ANIMAL WELFARE ACT

ANIMAL WELFARE ACT

Bills and resolutions

Animals: allow for adoption or non-laboratory placement of certain animals used in Federal research (see S. 2322), S5195 [30JY] (see H.R. 2897), H4117 [22MY]

——— ensure that all dogs and cats used by research facilities are obtained legally (see H.R. 689), H958 [18JA]

——— increase protections by reforming licensing process for dealers and exhibitors (see H.R. 4211), H7525 [27AU]

——— limit experimentation on cats (see S. 708), S1733 [7MR] (see H.R. 1622), H2583 [7MR]

——— prohibit issuance of licenses to certain individuals connected to dealers of dogs who have had licenses revoked (see H.R. 1002), H1390 [6FE]

——— provide for humane treatment of dogs (see H.R. 2442), H3403 [1MY]

——— repeal prohibition on animal fighting in U.S. territories (see H.R. 1189), H1582 [13FE]

——— restrict use of exotic and nondomesticated animals in traveling circuses and exhibitions (see S. 2121), S4822 [15JY] (see H.R. 2863), H4063 [21MY]

Crime: expedite disposition of animals seized in animal fighting or gambling cases to reduce time animals are held in shelters and require claimants to be responsible for cost of animal care (see S. 513), S1383 [14FE] (see H.R. 1228), H2029 [14FE]

Disasters: require covered persons to develop and implement emergency contingency plans (see H.R. 1042), H1458 [7FE]

Remarks in Senate

Animals: allow for adoption or non-laboratory placement of certain animals used in Federal research (S. 2322), S5199 [30JY]