H.R.9072: Humane Retirement Act

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 117th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about health
  • Introduced Sept. 29, 2022
  • Latest Major Action Sept. 30, 2022

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Bill Summary

Humane Retirement Act This bill requires animal care committees at certain federal agencies conducting biomedical or behavioral research to make reasonable efforts to find parties to adopt dogs, cats, rabbits, and guinea pigs that have been retired from research. Prior to euthanizing, the animal care committee must assess the temperament of any such animal to determine whether it is suitable for adoption and, if so, make reasonable efforts to...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 30, 2022
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Sept. 29, 2022
Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Sept. 29, 2022

Introduced in the House by Kathleen Rice (D-N.Y.)

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