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H.R.1094: Safeguard American Food Exports Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about agriculture and food
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Sponsor Pat Meehan, R-Pa.
Total Cosponsors 184 (151 Democrats, 34 Republicans)
Introduced March 12, 2013
Latest Major Action April 2, 2013
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Bill Summary

Safeguard American Food Exports Act of 2013 - Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to prohibit the sale or transport of equines (horses and other members of the equidae family) or their parts (including flesh, meat, and viscera), or the importing or exporting of equines or their parts into or out of the United States, by any person who knows or should have known that such equines are to be slaughtered for human consumption as food.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 2, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Livestock, Rural Development, and Credit.
March 15, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
March 12, 2013 Referred to House Agriculture
March 12, 2013 Referred to House Energy and Commerce