H.R.5244: AFTER Act of 2021

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113 (92 Democrats, 21 Republicans)

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Animal Freedom from Testing, Experiments, and Research Act of 2021 or the AFTER Act of 2021 This bill requires federal research facilities to facilitate the adoption or nonlaboratory placement of certain warm-blooded animals (e.g., dogs, cats, monkeys, guinea pigs, hamsters, and rabbits) with animal rescue organizations, animal sanctuaries, animal shelters, or individuals. In order to be adopted or placed, the animals must (1) no longer...

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Date Description
Oct. 5, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture.
Sept. 14, 2021
Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.
Sept. 14, 2021

Introduced in the House by Brendan Boyle (D-Pa.)

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