Senate Bill 1455
116th Congress(2019-2020)
Horse Protection Amendments Act of 2019
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on May 14, 2019
Overview
Text
Introduced
May 14, 2019
Latest Action
May 14, 2019
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
1455
Congress
116
Policy Area
Animals
Animals
Primary focus of measure is animal protection; human-animal relationships; wildlife conservation and habitat protection; veterinary medicine. Measures concerning endangered or threatened species may fall under Environmental Protection policy area. Measures concerning wildlife refuge matters may fall under Public Lands and Natural Resources policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Tennessee
Kentucky
Mississippi
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

Horse Protection Amendments Act of 2019

This bill revises requirements concerning the inspection of horse shows, exhibitions, sales, and actions for sored horses (e.g., horses suffering from pain when moving due to substances or devices placed on their limbs). Specifically, this bill replaces a requirement for the Department of Agriculture to prescribe regulations governing the appointment of inspectors with a requirement for the Horse Industry Organization, which is established by this bill, to appoint inspectors.

Text (1)
Actions (2)
05/14/2019
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
05/14/2019
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
May 15, 2019 4:42:16 AM
Updated
Feb 11, 2021 5:32:15 AM