Horse Slaughter Legislative Timeline 2016

114th U.S. Congress (2015—2016)

DATE VENUE ACTIVITY STATUS
April 26, 2016 U.S. House of Representatives HR 5054 — (Sec. 762)

Prohibits funds from being used to inspect horses for slaughter purposes.

This effectively bans horse slaughter for human consumption on U.S. soil intended for export.

Reported to House without amendments.

The House Committee on Appropriations reported an original measure, H. Rept. 114-531, by Mr. Aderholt. (04/26/2106)

Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 410. (04/26/2016).

June 16, 2016 U.S. Senate S 3068 – Prohibits appropriations provided by this bill from being used for:

(1) the destruction of healthy, unadopted, wild horses and burros in the care of the BLM or its contractors;

or (2) the sale of wild horses and burros that results in their destruction for processing into commercial products.

Introduced in Senate (06/16/2016)

Sent to Committee on Appropriations.

Original measure reported to Senate by Senator Murkowski. With written report No. 114-281. (06/16/2016)

Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 521 (06/16/2016)

June 19, 2016 U.S. Senate S 2956 (Sec. 755).

Prohibits funds from being used to inspect horses for slaughter purposes.

This effectively bans horse slaughter for human consumption on US soil.

Reported to Senate without amendments (05/19,2016).

Committee on Appropriations. Original measure reported to Senate by Senator Moran. With written report No. 114-259. (05/19/2016)

June 21, 2016 U.S. House of Representatives HR 5538 – Prohibits appropriations provided by this bill from being used for:

(1) the destruction of healthy, unadopted, wild horses and burros in the care of the BLM or its contractors;

or (2) the sale of wild horses and burros that results in their destruction for processing into commercial products.

Introduced in House (06/21/2016)

The House Committee on Appropriations reported an original measure, H Rept. 114-632, by Mr. Calvert. (06/21/2016)

Passed/agreed to in House.

Passed by Yeas and Nays: 231-196 (07/14/2016)

Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 587.  (09/06/2016)

Contributor: Jane Allin

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