H.R.151: Preventing Future Pandemics Act of 2021

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187 (177 Democrats, 10 Republicans)

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Preventing Future Pandemics Act of 2021 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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Date Description
March 4, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
Feb. 18, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife.
Feb. 2, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Jan. 4, 2021
Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, the Judiciary, Ways and Means, Financial Services, and Natural Resources, 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.
Jan. 4, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Trade.
Jan. 4, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Jan. 4, 2021

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

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