H.RES.63: Expressing support for designation of the first Saturday in October as "National Animal Rescue Day/Winslow's Day" to create awareness, educate humans of the importance of adoption, and create a humane environment for any pet, including the importance of spaying and neutering of animals, and the encouragement of animal adoptions throughout the United States.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about animals
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Sponsor Robert E. Andrews, D-N.J.
Total Cosponsors 26 (22 Democrats, 4 Republicans)
Introduced Feb. 12, 2013
Latest Major Action Feb. 12, 2013
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Bill Summary

Supports the designation of a National Animal Rescue Day/Winslow's Day to create awareness for animal rescue programs throughout the year and address the challenge of overpopulation through continued spaying and neutering.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 12, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.