H.R.1622: KITTEN Act of 2019

About This Bill

  • Introduced March 7, 2019
  • Latest Major Action April 3, 2019

Bill Cosponsors

65 (52 Democrats, 13 Republicans)

Bill Summary

Kittens In Traumatic Testing Ends Now Act of 2019 or the KITTEN Act of 2019 This bill prohibits the Department of Agriculture from using cats in experiments that may cause pain or stress, unless the pain or stress is a result of a physical exam or training program.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 3
Referred to the Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture.
March 7
Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.
March 7

Introduced in the House by Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.)

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