Pending Legislation

Hello. Here you will find legislation introduced in the 117th United States Congress relating to horse safety and welfare, and whether you should support or oppose it. Key issues: horse slaughter, horse racing and horse soring.

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The 117th United States Congress is the current meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, composed of the Senate and the House of Representatives.

New members were elected on November 3, 2020. The 117th Congress convened on January 3, 2021, and will conclude on January 3, 2023.

The Twentieth Amendment to the Constitution specifies that the changeover for members of Congress occurs on January 3 at noon. It also states that Congress itself should convene on that date unless it established a different date by law. Congress passed the 20th Amendment in 1932, and states completed ratifying it in 1933.

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