US HB1622 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 55-13)
Status: Introduced on March 7 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-04-03 - 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

KITTEN Act of 2019 Kittens In Traumatic Testing Ends Now Act of 2019 This bill prohibits the Department of Agriculture from using cats in experiments that may cause pain or stress, unless the pain or stress is a result of a physical exam or training program.

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Title

KITTEN Act of 2019 Kittens In Traumatic Testing Ends Now Act of 2019

Sponsors

Rep. Jimmy Panetta [D-CA]Rep. Brian Mast [R-FL]Rep. Elissa Slotkin [D-MI]Rep. Will Hurd [R-TX]
Rep. Earl Blumenauer [D-OR]Rep. Brendan Boyle [D-PA]Rep. Steve Cohen [D-TN]Rep. Alcee Hastings [D-FL]
Rep. Derek Kilmer [D-WA]Rep. Ann Kuster [D-NH]Rep. Barbara Lee [D-CA]Rep. Ted Lieu [D-CA]
Rep. Sean Maloney [D-NY]Rep. Doris Matsui [D-CA]Rep. Eleanor Norton [D-DC]Rep. Mike Quigley [D-IL]
Rep. C.A. Ruppersberger [D-MD]Rep. Adam Schiff [D-CA]Rep. Darren Soto [D-FL]Rep. Thomas Suozzi [D-NY]
Rep. Dina Titus [D-NV]Rep. Nydia Velazquez [D-NY]Rep. Jimmy Gomez [D-CA]Rep. Bill Foster [D-IL]
Rep. Janice Schakowsky [D-IL]Rep. Peter DeFazio [D-OR]Rep. Gil Cisneros [D-CA]Rep. Debra Haaland [D-NM]
Rep. Katie Hill [D-CA]Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick [R-PA]Rep. Al Lawson [D-FL]Rep. Matt Gaetz [R-FL]
Rep. Grace Meng [D-NY]Rep. Veronica Escobar [D-TX]Rep. Raul Grijalva [D-AZ]Rep. Pete Stauber [R-MN]
Rep. Pete Aguilar [D-CA]Rep. Roger Marshall [R-KS]Rep. Christopher Smith [R-NJ]Rep. Paul Mitchell [R-MI]
Rep. Ilhan Omar [D-MN]Rep. Eliot Engel [D-NY]Rep. Tulsi Gabbard [D-HI]Rep. Suzanne Bonamici [D-OR]
Rep. Jeff Van Drew [D-NJ]Rep. Conor Lamb [D-PA]Rep. Betty McCollum [D-MN]Rep. John Katko [R-NY]
Rep. Denver Riggleman [R-VA]Rep. Tony Cardenas [D-CA]Rep. Elijah Cummings [D-MD]Rep. Peter Welch [D-VT]
Rep. Susan Wild [D-PA]Rep. Scott Tipton [R-CO]Rep. Greg Steube [R-FL]Rep. Nita Lowey [D-NY]
Rep. Alan Lowenthal [D-CA]Rep. Bill Pascrell [D-NJ]Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell [D-FL]Rep. Suzanne Lee [D-NV]
Rep. Zoe Lofgren [D-CA]Rep. Glenn Grothman [R-WI]Rep. Cindy Axne [D-IA]Rep. Jose Serrano [D-NY]
Rep. Joseph Neguse [D-CO]Rep. Gregory Meeks [D-NY]Rep. Karen Bass [D-CA]Rep. Harley Rouda [D-CA]

History

DateChamberAction
2019-04-03HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture.
2019-03-07HouseReferred to the House Committee on Agriculture.
2019-03-07HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

SB708 (Same As) 2019-03-07 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

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