Senate Bill 3628
116th Congress(2019-2020)
A bill to prohibit the use of Federal funds for purchasing dogs and cats from wet markets in China, and for other purposes.
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on May 6, 2020
Overview
Text
Sponsor
Introduced
May 6, 2020
Latest Action
May 6, 2020
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
3628
Congress
116
Policy Area
International Affairs
International Affairs
Primary focus of measure is matters affecting foreign aid, human rights, international law and organizations; national governance; arms control; diplomacy and foreign officials; alliances and collective security. Measures concerning trade agreements, tariffs, foreign investments, and foreign loans may fall under Foreign Trade and International Finance policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Iowa
Florida
Indiana
North Carolina
South Dakota
West Virginia
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

This bill prohibits the use of federal funds to purchase from a wet market in China any live animal or animal product. The bill defines a wet market as a marketplace (1) where fresh meat and live animals are bought, sold, and slaughtered; and (2) that is not subject to health regulations comparable to U.S. regulations on similar establishments.

Text (1)
Actions (2)
05/06/2020
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
05/06/2020
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
May 7, 2020 4:27:19 AM
Updated
Feb 1, 2021 10:22:47 PM