HR 2256

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 2256

To amend the Animal Welfare Act to ensure that all dogs and cats used by research facilities are obtained legally.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 21, 2011

Mr. DOYLE (for himself, Mr. SMITH of New Jersey, Mr. DEUTCH, Mr. YOUNG of Florida, Mr. FRANK of Massachusetts, Mr. ACKERMAN, Mr. KISSELL, Mr. FARR, Mr. FILNER, Mr. NADLER, Mr. MORAN, Ms. HIRONO, Mr. PASCRELL, Mr. ROTHMAN of New Jersey, Mr. LEWIS of Georgia, Ms. BERKLEY, Mrs. MALONEY, Mr. OLVER, Mr. GALLEGLY, Mr. LATOURETTE, Ms. TSONGAS, Ms. ROYBAL-ALLARD, Mr. KUCINICH, and Ms. MCCOLLUM) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Agriculture


A BILL

To amend the Animal Welfare Act to ensure that all dogs and cats used by research facilities are obtained legally.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. PROTECTION OF PETS.

`SEC. 7. SOURCES OF DOGS AND CATS FOR RESEARCH FACILITIES.

`SEC. 8. FEDERAL RESEARCH FACILITIES.

SEC. 3. EFFECTIVE DATE.

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