To amend the Horse Protection Act

report of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation on S. 311.
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(a) Horse shows and exhibitions.—Section 4 of the Horse Protection Act (15 U.S.C. ) is amended— (1) by striking subsection (a) and inserting the following: “(a) Disqualification of horses.— “(1) I N GENERAL.—The management of any horse show or horse exhibition shall disqualify any horse from being shown or exhibited if— “(A) the horse is determined to be sore by an.

H.R.a Bill to Amend the Horse Protection Act: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, Second Session, JVolume 4 - Ebook written by United States.

Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Get this from a library. To Amend the Horse Protection Act. [United States.

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Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.]. S. A bill to amend the Horse Protection Act to provide increased protection for horses participating in shows, exhibitions, sales, and auctions, and for other purposes.

Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress. This bill would amend the To amend the Horse Protection Act book Protection Act (HPA) to designate additional unlawful acts, strengthen penalties for violations, improve USDA enforcement, and for other purposes.

Specific provisions include: Defines “action device” to include any boot, collar, chain, roller, or other device that encircles or is placed. Mar 2, H.R. (th). To amend the Horse Protection Act to provide increased protection for horses participating in shows, exhibitions, or sales, and for other purposes.

Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress. Summary of H.R - th Congress (): To amend the Horse Protection Act to prohibit the shipping, transporting, moving, delivering, receiving, possessing, purchasing, selling, or donation of horses and other equines to be slaughtered for human consumption, and for other purposes.

A amendment to the Act, as explained above, led to the establishment of the DQP program. A DQP is a person who, under the provisions of Section 4 of the HPA, may be appointed and retained by the management of a horse show or sale to detect horses that are sored, and to otherwise inspect horses for the purpose of enforcing the Act.

The PAST Act would amend the Horse To amend the Horse Protection Act book Act to do the following: Amend the industry's failed system of self-policing; Ban the use of devices implicated in the practice of soring; Strengthen penalties; and; Make other reforms needed to finally shut this abuse down.

The PAST Act has the support of a strong bipartisan group of cosponsors (PDF). The Horse Protection Act is a federal law that prohibits sored horses from participating in shows, exhibitions, sales or auctions.

The Horse Protection Act also prohibits the transportation of sored horses to or from any of these events. Soring is a cruel and inhumane practice used to accentuate a horse. Get this from a library. To amend the Horse Protection Act: report of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation on S.

[United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.]. Horse Protection Act. This page will continue to stay open and we will post any updates we receive.

Janu Update: The American Saddlebred Horse Association (ASHA) is pleased to release the following announcement from the USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service regarding the recent battle over shoes, pads and bands. ACTION: Final rule. SUMMARY: We are amending the horse protection regulations to require horse industry organizations or associations that license Designated Qualified Persons to assess and enforce minimum penalties for violations of the Horse Protection Act (the Act).

Representative Scott DesJarlais (R-TN) has reintroduced the Horse Protection Amendments Act (H.R. This is the exact same bill DesJarlais introduced last year to amend the Horse Protection Act (HPA).

The bill would create a single Horse Industry Organization (HIO) that would be responsible for enforcement of the HPA. Horse Protection Act as amended (15 U.S.C.

§§ ­ ) Section 1. The Secretary may require by subpoena the attendance and testimony of witnesses and the production of books, papers, and documents relating to any matter under investigation or the subject of a proceeding.

Senate concurred in House amendments J Approved. Please urge Congress to OPPOSE on deceptive HR /S which would amend the Horse Protection Act (HPA) with animal rights directed policy to harm the entire horse industry.

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The Prevent All Soring Tactics (P.A.S.T.) Act was written and sponsored by the Humane Society of the United States, a radical animal rights organization.

“This Act [amending this section and sections to,and of this title and enacting provisions set out as notes under this section and section of this title] may be cited as the ‘Horse Protection Act Amendments of ’.”.

To amend the Horse Protection Act to provide increased protection for horses participating in shows, exhibitions, or sales, and for other purposes. title. This Act may be cited as the Horse Protection Amendments Act. tion. The modification added a “new” section 9 to the Act. This new section allowed for the use of helicopters and motor vehicles in rounding up and transporting captured animals.

Inextensive amendments were made to the Act by the Public Rangeland Improvement Act (PRIA) of A new subsection 2 (f) “excess animals” was added. The Horse Protection Act of (HPA); (codified 15 U.S.C.

§§ – [1]) is a United States federal law, under which the practice of soring is a crime punishable by both civil and criminal penalties, including fines and jail time. It is illegal to show a horse, enter it at a horse show, or to auction, sell, offer for sale, or transport a horse for any of these purposes if it has been.

USDA, authorized and tasked with enforcing the humane treatment of horses pursuant to the Horse Protection Act, has published amendments to its regulations pursuant to the Act. According to a Audit Report by USDA’s Office of Inspector General. It would amend the Horse Protection Act to ban the use at horse shows of devices that are integral to the soring process, eliminate the failed walking horse industry system of self-policing – putting the U.S.

Department of Agriculture in charge of the licensure, training and oversight of all inspectors (as recommended by the agency’s Office.

A new bill introduced into the U.S. House of Representatives would amend the Horse Protection Act (HPA) of by imposing stiffer penalties on anyone who sores a horse.

Horse Protection Act (15 USC, ) Government Printing Office. The HPA prohibits horses subjected to a process called soring from participating in exhibitions, sales, shows, or auctions. Horse Protection Act; History books, newspapers, and other sources use the popular name to refer to these laws.

Why can't these popular names easily be found in the US Code. and might specifically amend, extend, or repeal particular chunks of the existing Code, making it no great challenge to figure out how to classify its various parts.

The federal Horse Protection Act, made effective inprohibits sored horses from participating in shows, sales, exhibitions or auctions. Soring is the mistreatment of a horse. The Horse Protection Act of (HPA); (codified 15 U.S.C. §§ –) is a United States federal law, under which the practice of soring is a crime punishable by both civil and criminal penalties, including fines and jail time.

It is illegal to show a horse, enter it at a horse show, or to auction, sell, offer for sale, or transport a horse for any of these purposes if it has been sored.

The Horse Protection Act is Amended in InCongress revised the definition of “sore” to eliminate requirements that the soring be done with the intent to affect the horse's gait, See, H.R. Rep. at 2, reprinted in Cong. & Admin. Horse protection act of by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce.

Subcommittee on Public Health and Welfare.,U.S. The Prevent All Soring Tactics (PAST) Act, S. /H.R.would amend the Horse Protection Act to end the failed system of industry self-policing, ban the use of devices integral to soring, strengthen penalties and make other reforms necessary to finally end this torture.

The Wild and Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act of (WFRHBA), is an Act of Congress (Pub.L.

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92–), signed into law by President Richard M. Nixon on Decem The act covered the management, protection and study of "unbranded and unclaimed horses and burros on public lands in the United States.". By the s, feral horse populations were in decline, and there was concern that.H.R.A bill to amend the Horse Protection Act to prohibit the shipping, transporting, moving, delivering, receiving, possessing, purchasing, selling, or donation of horses and other equines to be slaughtered for human consumption.

In the th Congress, Biden was the co-author with Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) on the Truth in Tuna Labeling Act to amend the Dolphin Protection Consumer Information Act to declare that a tuna product labeled "dolphin safe" violates the Federal Trade Commission Act unless it is accompanied by a certificate stating that no dolphins were.