H.R.8433: Preventing Future Pandemics Act of 2020

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148 (141 Democrats, 7 Republicans)

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Preventing Future Pandemics Act of 2020 This bill establishes measures to address global public health risks posed by wildlife markets, which are commercial markets that sell or slaughter wildlife for human consumption as food or medicine in communities where alternative nutritional or protein sources are available. Specifically, the bill prohibits importing, exporting, purchasing, or selling live wild animals in the United States for human...

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Sept. 29, 2020
Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, Financial Services, the Judiciary, Natural Resources, and Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Sept. 29, 2020

Introduced in the House by Mike Quigley (D-Ill.)

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