US HB2897 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 35-6)
Status: Introduced on May 22 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-06-21 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture.
Pending: House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

AFTER Act of 2019 Animal Freedom from Testing, Experiments, and Research Act of 2019 This bill requires federal research facilities to facilitate the adoption or nonlaboratory placement of certain warm-blooded animals (e.g., dogs, cats, monkeys, guinea pigs, hamsters, and rabbits) with animal rescue organizations, animal sanctuaries, animal shelters, or individuals. In order to be adopted or placed, the animals must (1) no longer be needed for research; (2) be suitable for release; (3) not be birds, rats, or mice.

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Title

AFTER Act of 2019 Animal Freedom from Testing, Experiments, and Research Act of 2019

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-06-21HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture.
2019-05-22HouseReferred to the House Committee on Agriculture.
2019-05-22HouseIntroduced in House

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