H.R. 6598 - Prevention of Equine Cruelty Act of 2008

Animals. 110th Congress (2007-2008) View bill details
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Summary:
To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit certain conduct relating to the use of horses for human consumption. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Prevention of Equine Cruelty Act of 2008

H.R. 6598 — 110th Congress (2007–2008)

Summary
To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit certain conduct relating to the use of horses for human consumption. (by CRS)
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Title
To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit certain conduct relating to the use of horses for human consumption.
Other Titles
  • Prevention of Equine Cruelty Act of 2008
  • Prevention of Equine Cruelty Act of 2008
Sponsor
John Conyers
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Animals
  • Business
  • Criminal justice
  • Fines (Penalties)
  • Food
  • Food industry
  • Horses
  • Protection of animals
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    Major Actions
    Introduced7/24/2008
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced7/24/2008
    7/24/2008Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
    7/25/2008Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
    9/23/2008Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security Discharged.
    9/23/2008Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
    Put on a legislative calendar9/23/2008Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
    9/28/2008Referred sequentially to the House Committee on Agriculture for a period ending not later than Sept. 29, 2008 for consideration of such provisions of the bill and amendment as fall within the jurisdiction of that committee pursuant to clause 1(a), rule X.
    9/28/2008Reported (Amended) by the Committee on 110-901, Part I.
    9/29/2008House Committee on Agriculture Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than Oct. 2, 2008.
    10/02/2008House Committee on Agriculture Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than Oct. 3, 2008.
    10/03/2008House Committee on Agriculture Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than Jan. 3, 2009.
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

    Total contributions given to House members from interest groups that…

    supported this bill

    Animal Rights$193,550
    $193,550

    opposed this bill

    Livestock$1,351,159
    Horse breeders$123,399
    $1,474,558

    Interest groups that opposed this bill gave 7.6 times as much as interest groups that supported this bill

    6 Organizations Supported and 3 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Prevention of Equine Cruelty Act of 2008

    6 organizations supported this bill

    American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
    (n.d.). USA: New Anti-Horse Slaughter Bill Introduced in House. Retrieved n.d., from .
    Americans Against Horse Slaughter
    (n.d.). Call For Action. Retrieved n.d., from .
    Animal Welfare Institute
    (n.d.). URGENT eALERT!!! CALLS NEEDED TODAY!!!. Retrieved n.d., from .
    Humane Society of the United States
    (n.d.). Help Turn Up the Heat for Horses. Retrieved n.d., from .
    National Black Farmers Association
    (n.d.). Dr. John Boyd, Jr., President. Retrieved n.d., from .
    Veterinarians For Equine Welfare
    (n.d.). Dr. Nicholas H. Dodman, BVMS MRCVS. Retrieved n.d., from .

    3 organizations opposed this bill

    American Association of Equine Practitioners
    (n.d.). Testimony of Douglas G. Corey, DVM. Retrieved n.d., from .
    American Quarter Horse Association
    (n.d.). PREVENTION OF EQUINE CRUELTY ACT OF 2008 INTRODUCED IN CONGRESS. Retrieved n.d., from .
    National Cattlemen's Beef Association
    (n.d.). Cattlemen's Capitol Concerns. Retrieved n.d., from .

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of House members in office during the 110th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2008.
    Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Neil AbercrombieDHI-1$0$0
    Gary AckermanDNY-5$2,000$0
    Robert AderholtRAL-4$0$0
    W. Todd AkinRMO-2$0$0
    Rodney AlexanderRLA-5$0$0
    Tom AllenDME-1$0$4,850
    Jason AltmireDPA-4$0$0
    Rob AndrewsDNJ-1$0$0
    Mike ArcuriDNY-24$0$0
    Joe BacaDCA-43$0$1,500
    Michele BachmannRMN-6$0$1,500
    Spencer BachusRAL-6$0$0
    Brian BairdDWA-3$1,000$0
    Tammy BaldwinDWI-2$0$1,000
    James Gresham BarrettRSC-3$0$500
    John BarrowDGA-12$0$3,000
    Roscoe BartlettRMD-6$0$0
    Joe BartonRTX-6$0$10,000
    Melissa BeanDIL-8$0$175
    Xavier BecerraDCA-31$0$0
    Rochelle "Shelley" BerkleyDNV-1$0$500
    Howard BermanDCA-28$0$0
    Robert Marion BerryDAR-1$0$8,500
    Judy BiggertRIL-13$0$0
    Brian BilbrayRCA-50$0$7,700
    Gus BilirakisRFL-9$0$1,000
    Rob BishopRUT-1$0$0
    Sanford BishopDGA-2$0$6,000
    Tim BishopDNY-1$0$0
    Marsha BlackburnRTN-7$0$500
    Earl BlumenauerDOR-3$8,300$750
    Roy BluntRMO-7$0$17,200
    John A. BoehnerROH-8$0$5,500
    Jo BonnerRAL-1$0$0
    Mary Bono MackRCA-45$1,000$1,300
    John BoozmanRAR-3$0$1,000
    Madeleine BordalloDGU$1,000$0
    Dan BorenDOK-2$0$6,500
    Leonard BoswellDIA-3$0$14,500
    Rick BoucherDVA-9$0$750
    Charles BoustanyRLA-7$1,000$0
    Fred Allen BoydDFL-2$0$9,300
    Nancy BoydaDKS-2$0$6,050
    Kevin BradyRTX-8$0$3,500
    Bob BradyDPA-1$0$0
    Bruce BraleyDIA-1$1,000$216
    Paul BrounRGA-10$0$901
    Corrine BrownDFL-3$0$0
    Henry BrownRSC-1$0$0
    Ginny Brown-WaiteRFL-5$0$8,958
    Vern BuchananRFL-13$0$13,400
    Michael BurgessRTX-26$0$0
    Dan BurtonRIN-5$0$0
    George "G.K." ButterfieldDNC-1$0$2,000
    Steve BuyerRIN-4$0$0
    Ken CalvertRCA-44$0$8,200
    Dave CampRMI-4$0$2,500
    John CampbellRCA-48$2,000$1,100
    Chris CannonRUT-3$0$0
    Eric CantorRVA-7$0$1,000
    Shelley CapitoRWV-2$0$200
    Lois CappsDCA-23$0$0
    Mike CapuanoDMA-8$0$0
    Dennis CardozaDCA-18$0$29,611
    John "Russ" CarnahanDMO-3$0$0
    Chris CarneyDPA-10$0$0
    André CarsonDIN-7$1,000$0
    John CarterRTX-31$0$11,350
    Mike CastleRDE$3,000$0
    Kathy CastorDFL-11$0$250
    Don CazayouxDLA-6$0$1,500
    Steve ChabotROH-1$1,000$9,200
    Albert "Ben" ChandlerDKY-6$0$10,300
    Travis ChildersDMS-1$0$2,800
    Donna Christian-ChristensenDVI$0$0
    Yvette ClarkeDNY-11$0$0
    William Lacy ClayDMO-1$0$0
    Emanuel CleaverDMO-5$0$0
    Jim ClyburnDSC-6$2,000$1,000
    John Howard CobleRNC-6$0$0
    Steve CohenDTN-9$1,000$0
    Tom ColeROK-4$0$5,800
    K. "Mike" ConawayRTX-11$0$33,950
    John ConyersDMI-14$1,000$0
    Jim CooperDTN-5$0$0
    Jim CostaDCA-20$0$31,100
    Jerry CostelloDIL-12$0$0
    Joe CourtneyDCT-2$750$0
    Robert "Bud" CramerDAL-5$0$0
    Ander CrenshawRFL-4$0$0
    Joe CrowleyDNY-7$0$500
    Barbara CubinRWY$0$250
    Henry CuellarDTX-28$0$46,250
    John CulbersonRTX-7$0$4,550
    Elijah CummingsDMD-7$0$0
    Artur DavisDAL-7$0$2,550
    Danny DavisDIL-7$0$0
    David DavisRTN-1$0$0
    Geoff DavisRKY-4$1,000$0
    Lincoln DavisDTN-4$0$1,350
    Susan DavisDCA-53$0$2,300
    Tom DavisRVA-11$0$0
    Peter DeFazioDOR-4$2,000$0
    Diana DeGetteDCO-1$0$250
    Rosa DeLauroDCT-3$13,750$6,500
    John Nathan DealRGA-9$0$5,600
    Bill DelahuntDMA-10$0$0
    Charlie DentRPA-15$0$0
    Lincoln Diaz-BalartRFL-21$0$250
    Mario Diaz-BalartRFL-25$0$1,000
    Norm DicksDWA-6$0$0
    John DingellDMI-15$0$4,000
    Lloyd DoggettDTX-25$1,000$0
    Joe DonnellyDIN-2$0$1,500
    John DoolittleRCA-4$0$0
    Mike DoyleDPA-14$1,000$0
    Thelma DrakeRVA-2$0$0
    David DreierRCA-26$0$3,800
    John "Jimmy" DuncanRTN-2$0$0
    Donna EdwardsDMD-4$0$2,250
    Thomas "Chet" EdwardsDTX-17$0$18,000
    Vern EhlersRMI-3$0$0
    Keith EllisonDMN-5$0$0
    John "Brad" EllsworthDIN-8$0$3,000
    Rahm EmanuelDIL-5$1,000$3,300
    Jo Ann EmersonRMO-8$0$1,250
    Eliot EngelDNY-17$0$1,000
    Phil EnglishRPA-3$0$1,000
    Anna EshooDCA-14$3,000$0
    Bob EtheridgeDNC-2$0$3,250
    Robert Terry EverettRAL-2$0$0
    Eni FaleomavaegaDAS$0$0
    Mary FallinROK-5$0$4,450
    Sam FarrDCA-17$5,000$850
    Chaka FattahDPA-2$0$0
    Tom FeeneyRFL-24$0$0
    Mike FergusonRNJ-7$0$0
    Bob FilnerDCA-51$0$500
    Jeff FlakeRAZ-6$0$5,600
    J. "Randy" ForbesRVA-4$0$0
    Jeff FortenberryRNE-1$0$4,000
    Luis FortuñoRPR$0$0
    Vito FossellaRNY-13$0$0
    George "Bill" FosterDIL-14$0$0
    Virginia FoxxRNC-5$0$2,500
    Barney FrankDMA-4$0$0
    Trent FranksRAZ-2$0$1,000
    Rodney FrelinghuysenRNJ-11$1,000$200
    Elton GalleglyRCA-24$8,750$14,200
    Ernest Scott GarrettRNJ-5$0$0
    Jim GerlachRPA-6$1,000$0
    Gabrielle GiffordsDAZ-8$0$17,150
    Wayne GilchrestRMD-1$4,300$1,000
    Kirsten GillibrandDNY-20$2,000$750
    John "Phil" GingreyRGA-11$0$3,500
    Louie GohmertRTX-1$0$6,250
    Charlie GonzalezDTX-20$0$1,000
    Virgil GoodeRVA-5$0$500
    Bob GoodlatteRVA-6$0$20,500
    Bart GordonDTN-6$0$1,500
    Kay GrangerRTX-12$0$3,500
    Sam GravesRMO-6$0$16,900
    Al GreenDTX-9$0$0
    Raymond "Gene" GreenDTX-29$0$0
    Raúl GrijalvaDAZ-7$2,000$1,150
    Luis GutiérrezDIL-4$0$0
    John HallDNY-19$0$0
    Ralph HallRTX-4$0$3,050
    Phil HareDIL-17$2,000$100
    Jane HarmanDCA-36$0$0
    Alcee HastingsDFL-23$0$250
    Richard "Doc" HastingsRWA-4$0$15,200
    Robert "Robin" HayesRNC-8$0$36,950
    Dean HellerRNV-2$0$1,250
    Jeb HensarlingRTX-5$0$19,700
    Wally HergerRCA-2$0$8,200
    Stephanie Herseth SandlinDSD$0$6,200
    Brian HigginsDNY-27$0$0
    Baron HillDIN-9$0$1,500
    Maurice HincheyDNY-22$2,000$700
    Rubén HinojosaDTX-15$0$1,000
    Mazie HironoDHI-2$1,000$2,800
    Dave HobsonROH-7$0$0
    Paul HodesDNH-2$1,000$0
    Pete HoekstraRMI-2$0$1,000
    Thomas "Tim" HoldenDPA-17$0$3,000
    Rush HoltDNJ-12$0$1,500
    Mike HondaDCA-15$0$0
    Darlene HooleyDOR-5$1,000$0
    Steny H. HoyerDMD-5$0$7,000
    Kenny HulshofRMO-9$0$1,600
    Duncan HunterRCA-52$0$0
    Bob InglisRSC-4$0$0
    Jay InsleeDWA-1$0$500
    Steve IsraelDNY-2$1,000$0
    Darrell IssaRCA-49$0$250
    Sheila Jackson LeeDTX-18$0$0
    Jesse JacksonDIL-2$1,000$2,500
    Bill JeffersonDLA-2$0$0
    Eddie Bernice JohnsonDTX-30$0$0
    Henry "Hank" JohnsonDGA-4$1,000$0
    Sam JohnsonRTX-3$0$5,800
    Tim JohnsonRIL-15$0$175
    Stephanie Tubbs JonesDOH-11$0$0
    Walter JonesRNC-3$2,500$0
    Jim JordanROH-4$0$3,000
    Steve KagenDWI-8$0$0
    Paul KanjorskiDPA-11$0$0
    Marcy KapturDOH-9$1,000$0
    Ric KellerRFL-8$1,000$500
    Patrick KennedyDRI-1$1,000$0
    Dale KildeeDMI-5$0$0
    Carolyn KilpatrickDMI-13$0$0
    Ron KindDWI-3$0$0
    Pete KingRNY-3$1,000$0
    Steve KingRIA-5$0$11,000
    Jack KingstonRGA-1$0$5,000
    Mark KirkRIL-10$2,000$0
    Ron KleinDFL-22$2,000$1,500
    John KlineRMN-2$0$1,750
    Joe KnollenbergRMI-9$0$0
    Dennis KucinichDOH-10$3,750$2,100
    John "Randy" KuhlRNY-29$0$1,350
    Ray LaHoodRIL-18$0$2,000
    Steve LaTouretteROH-14$0$2,300
    Doug LambornRCO-5$0$0
    Nick LampsonDTX-22$0$4,800
    Jim LangevinDRI-2$0$0
    Rick LarsenDWA-2$0$1,500
    John LarsonDCT-1$0$0
    Tom LathamRIA-4$0$8,000
    Bob LattaROH-5$0$1,000
    Barbara LeeDCA-9$4,300$0
    Sandy LevinDMI-12$0$0
    Charles "Jerry" LewisRCA-41$0$2,300
    John LewisDGA-5$0$0
    Ron LewisRKY-2$0$1,000
    John LinderRGA-7$0$250
    Dan LipinskiDIL-3$1,000$0
    Frank LoBiondoRNJ-2$2,000$0
    Dave LoebsackDIA-2$1,000$0
    Zoe LofgrenDCA-16$0$0
    Nita LoweyDNY-18$5,600$2,000
    Frank LucasROK-3$0$11,700
    Dan LungrenRCA-3$0$10,400
    Stephen LynchDMA-9$0$0
    Connie MackRFL-14$0$2,500
    Tim MahoneyDFL-16$0$20,425
    Carolyn MaloneyDNY-14$0$1,000
    Don ManzulloRIL-16$0$325
    Kenny MarchantRTX-24$0$3,707
    Ed MarkeyDMA-7$0$0
    Jim MarshallDGA-8$0$2,000
    Jim MathesonDUT-2$0$1,000
    Doris MatsuiDCA-5$0$500
    Carolyn McCarthyDNY-4$0$0
    Kevin McCarthyRCA-22$0$12,574
    Michael McCaulRTX-10$0$9,050
    Betty McCollumDMN-4$0$0
    Thaddeus McCotterRMI-11$1,000$0
    Jim McCreryRLA-4$0$0
    Jim McDermottDWA-7$0$0
    Jim McGovernDMA-3$0$0
    Patrick McHenryRNC-10$0$0
    John McHughRNY-23$0$0
    Douglas "Mike" McIntyreDNC-7$0$250
    Howard P. "Buck" McKeonRCA-25$0$0
    Cathy McMorris RodgersRWA-5$0$670
    Jerry McNerneyDCA-11$12,000$6,100
    Michael McNultyDNY-21$0$0
    Kendrick MeekDFL-17$0$5,000
    Gregory MeeksDNY-6$0$500
    Charlie MelanconDLA-3$0$3,000
    John MicaRFL-7$0$0
    Mike MichaudDME-2$0$0
    Candice MillerRMI-10$0$0
    Gary MillerRCA-42$0$0
    George MillerDCA-7$3,000$270
    Jeff MillerRFL-1$0$0
    R. "Brad" MillerDNC-13$500$750
    Harry MitchellDAZ-5$0$0
    Alan MollohanDWV-1$0$0
    Dennis MooreDKS-3$1,000$750
    Gwen MooreDWI-4$0$0
    Jim MoranDVA-8$0$0
    Jerry MoranRKS-1$0$39,400
    Chris MurphyDCT-5$0$0
    Patrick MurphyDPA-8$0$500
    Tim MurphyRPA-18$0$0
    John MurthaDPA-12$0$0
    Marilyn MusgraveRCO-4$0$10,000
    Sue MyrickRNC-9$0$0
    Jerry NadlerDNY-8$0$0
    Grace NapolitanoDCA-38$0$1,000
    Richard NealDMA-2$0$0
    Robert "Randy" NeugebauerRTX-19$0$24,150
    Eleanor Holmes NortonDDC$0$0
    Devin NunesRCA-21$0$24,500
    Jim OberstarDMN-8$0$0
    Dave ObeyDWI-7$0$0
    John OlverDMA-1$0$0
    Solomon OrtizDTX-27$0$1,000
    Frank PalloneDNJ-6$0$0
    Bill PascrellDNJ-8$0$0
    Ed PastorDAZ-4$0$0
    Ron PaulRTX-14$0$6,463
    Donald PayneDNJ-10$0$0
    Steve PearceRNM-2$0$104,852
    Nancy PelosiDCA-8$0$4,600
    Mike PenceRIN-6$0$0
    Ed PerlmutterDCO-7$500$9,200
    Collin PetersonDMN-7$1,000$23,484
    John PetersonRPA-5$0$0
    Tom PetriRWI-6$0$0
    Charles "Chip" PickeringRMS-3$0$0
    Joe PittsRPA-16$0$250
    Todd PlattsRPA-19$0$0
    Lloyd "Ted" PoeRTX-2$0$0
    Earl PomeroyDND$0$1,250
    Jon PorterRNV-3$1,000$1,250
    David PriceDNC-4$1,000$2,000
    Tom PriceRGA-6$0$0
    Deborah PryceROH-15$0$0
    Adam PutnamRFL-12$0$13,500
    George RadanovichRCA-19$0$6,350
    Nick RahallDWV-3$13,000$1,500
    Jim RamstadRMN-3$0$0
    Charlie RangelDNY-15$2,000$10,000
    Ralph RegulaROH-16$0$0
    Denny RehbergRMT$0$26,025
    David ReichertRWA-8$3,000$0
    Rick RenziRAZ-1$0$1,450
    Silvestre ReyesDTX-16$0$1,000
    Tom ReynoldsRNY-26$0$0
    Laura RichardsonDCA-37$0$0
    Ciro RodriguezDTX-23$500$12,100
    Harold "Hal" RogersRKY-5$0$500
    Mike D. RogersRAL-3$0$900
    Mike RogersRMI-8$0$300
    Dana RohrabacherRCA-46$0$0
    Ileana Ros-LehtinenRFL-18$0$4,600
    Peter RoskamRIL-6$0$0
    Mike RossDAR-4$0$8,300
    Steve RothmanDNJ-9$0$0
    Lucille Roybal-AllardDCA-34$0$0
    Ed RoyceRCA-40$0$0
    C.A. "Dutch" RuppersbergerDMD-2$0$0
    Bobby RushDIL-1$0$0
    Paul RyanRWI-1$0$0
    Tim RyanDOH-17$0$0
    John SalazarDCO-3$0$28,149
    Bill SaliRID-1$0$9,500
    Loretta SanchezDCA-47$0$4,900
    John SarbanesDMD-3$0$0
    H. "Jim" SaxtonRNJ-3$0$0
    Steve ScaliseRLA-1$0$0
    Jan SchakowskyDIL-9$1,500$0
    Adam SchiffDCA-29$0$0
    Jeannette "Jean" SchmidtROH-2$0$1,500
    Allyson SchwartzDPA-13$0$2,300
    David ScottDGA-13$0$6,500
    Bobby ScottDVA-3$0$0
    F. "Jim" SensenbrennerRWI-5$0$0
    José SerranoDNY-16$0$0
    Pete SessionsRTX-32$0$4,300
    Joe SestakDPA-7$0$0
    John ShadeggRAZ-3$0$9,436
    Christopher ShaysRCT-4$2,000$3,600
    Carol Shea-PorterDNH-1$0$0
    Brad ShermanDCA-27$500$0
    John ShimkusRIL-19$0$1,400
    Joseph Heath ShulerDNC-11$0$3,300
    Bill ShusterRPA-9$0$0
    Mike SimpsonRID-2$0$12,550
    Albio SiresDNJ-13$0$0
    Isaac "Ike" SkeltonDMO-4$0$3,500
    Louise SlaughterDNY-28$1,000$0
    David Adam SmithDWA-9$0$0
    Adrian SmithRNE-3$0$15,928
    Chris SmithRNJ-4$1,000$0
    Lamar SmithRTX-21$0$6,950
    Vic SnyderDAR-2$0$0
    Hilda SolisDCA-32$0$0
    Mark SouderRIN-3$0$0
    Zack SpaceDOH-18$0$4,000
    Karen "Jackie" SpeierDCA-12$1,000$250
    John SprattDSC-5$1,000$0
    Fortney "Pete" StarkDCA-13$0$0
    Cliff StearnsRFL-6$0$1,500
    Bart StupakDMI-1$0$0
    John SullivanROK-1$0$250
    Betty SuttonDOH-13$4,000$0
    Linda SánchezDCA-39$2,000$0
    Tom TancredoRCO-6$0$0
    John TannerDTN-8$0$0
    Ellen TauscherDCA-10$0$2,000
    Gary "Gene" TaylorDMS-4$0$0
    Lee TerryRNE-2$0$5,300
    Bennie ThompsonDMS-2$0$5,384
    C. Mike ThompsonDCA-1$0$7,804
    William "Mac" ThornberryRTX-13$0$39,075
    Todd TiahrtRKS-4$0$1,350
    Pat TiberiROH-12$0$1,750
    John TierneyDMA-6$0$0
    Ed TownsDNY-10$1,000$0
    Niki TsongasDMA-5$0$0
    Mike TurnerROH-3$0$0
    Mark UdallDCO-2$11,450$34,400
    Tom UdallDNM-3$4,000$50,999
    Fred UptonRMI-6$0$0
    Chris Van HollenDMD-8$4,600$0
    Nydia VelázquezDNY-12$0$0
    Pete ViscloskyDIN-1$0$0
    Tim WalbergRMI-7$0$5,550
    Greg WaldenROR-2$0$30,852
    Jim WalshRNY-25$0$1,000
    Tim WalzDMN-1$0$17,400
    Zach WampRTN-3$0$0
    Debbie Wasserman SchultzDFL-20$1,000$500
    Maxine WatersDCA-35$0$0
    Diane WatsonDCA-33$0$0
    Mel WattDNC-12$0$0
    Henry WaxmanDCA-30$0$0
    Anthony WeinerDNY-9$0$0
    Peter WelchDVT$1,000$10,200
    Dave WeldonRFL-15$0$2,850
    Jerry WellerRIL-11$0$1,500
    Lynn WestmorelandRGA-3$0$0
    Robert WexlerDFL-19$0$0
    Ed WhitfieldRKY-1$3,000$0
    Charlie WilsonDOH-6$0$0
    Heather WilsonRNM-1$0$10,100
    Addison "Joe" WilsonRSC-2$500$0
    Robert WittmanRVA-1$0$0
    Frank WolfRVA-10$0$5,550
    Lynn WoolseyDCA-6$0$1,000
    David WuDOR-1$0$0
    John YarmuthDKY-3$1,500$6,600
    C. W. "Bill" YoungRFL-10$0$0
    Don YoungRAK$0$0

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    Neil AbercrombieDHI-1$0$0
    Gary AckermanDNY-5$2,000$0
    Robert AderholtRAL-4$0$0
    W. Todd AkinRMO-2$0$0
    Rodney AlexanderRLA-5$0$0
    Tom AllenDME-1$0$4,850
    Jason AltmireDPA-4$0$0
    Rob AndrewsDNJ-1$0$0
    Mike ArcuriDNY-24$0$0
    Joe BacaDCA-43$0$1,500
    Michele BachmannRMN-6$0$1,500
    Spencer BachusRAL-6$0$0
    Brian BairdDWA-3$1,000$0
    Tammy BaldwinDWI-2$0$1,000
    James Gresham BarrettRSC-3$0$500
    John BarrowDGA-12$0$3,000
    Roscoe BartlettRMD-6$0$0
    Joe BartonRTX-6$0$10,000
    Melissa BeanDIL-8$0$175
    Xavier BecerraDCA-31$0$0
    Rochelle "Shelley" BerkleyDNV-1$0$500
    Howard BermanDCA-28$0$0
    Robert Marion BerryDAR-1$0$8,500
    Judy BiggertRIL-13$0$0
    Brian BilbrayRCA-50$0$7,700
    Gus BilirakisRFL-9$0$1,000
    Rob BishopRUT-1$0$0
    Sanford BishopDGA-2$0$6,000
    Tim BishopDNY-1$0$0
    Marsha BlackburnRTN-7$0$500
    Earl BlumenauerDOR-3$8,300$750
    Roy BluntRMO-7$0$17,200
    John A. BoehnerROH-8$0$5,500
    Jo BonnerRAL-1$0$0
    Mary Bono MackRCA-45$1,000$1,300
    John BoozmanRAR-3$0$1,000
    Madeleine BordalloDGU$1,000$0
    Dan BorenDOK-2$0$6,500
    Leonard BoswellDIA-3$0$14,500
    Rick BoucherDVA-9$0$750
    Charles BoustanyRLA-7$1,000$0
    Fred Allen BoydDFL-2$0$9,300
    Nancy BoydaDKS-2$0$6,050
    Kevin BradyRTX-8$0$3,500
    Bob BradyDPA-1$0$0
    Bruce BraleyDIA-1$1,000$216
    Paul BrounRGA-10$0$901
    Corrine BrownDFL-3$0$0
    Henry BrownRSC-1$0$0
    Ginny Brown-WaiteRFL-5$0$8,958
    Vern BuchananRFL-13$0$13,400
    Michael BurgessRTX-26$0$0
    Dan BurtonRIN-5$0$0
    George "G.K." ButterfieldDNC-1$0$2,000
    Steve BuyerRIN-4$0$0
    Ken CalvertRCA-44$0$8,200
    Dave CampRMI-4$0$2,500
    John CampbellRCA-48$2,000$1,100
    Chris CannonRUT-3$0$0
    Eric CantorRVA-7$0$1,000
    Shelley CapitoRWV-2$0$200
    Lois CappsDCA-23$0$0
    Mike CapuanoDMA-8$0$0
    Dennis CardozaDCA-18$0$29,611
    John "Russ" CarnahanDMO-3$0$0
    Chris CarneyDPA-10$0$0
    André CarsonDIN-7$1,000$0
    John CarterRTX-31$0$11,350
    Mike CastleRDE$3,000$0
    Kathy CastorDFL-11$0$250
    Don CazayouxDLA-6$0$1,500
    Steve ChabotROH-1$1,000$9,200
    Albert "Ben" ChandlerDKY-6$0$10,300
    Travis ChildersDMS-1$0$2,800
    Donna Christian-ChristensenDVI$0$0
    Yvette ClarkeDNY-11$0$0
    William Lacy ClayDMO-1$0$0
    Emanuel CleaverDMO-5$0$0
    Jim ClyburnDSC-6$2,000$1,000
    John Howard CobleRNC-6$0$0
    Steve CohenDTN-9$1,000$0
    Tom ColeROK-4$0$5,800
    K. "Mike" ConawayRTX-11$0$33,950
    John ConyersDMI-14$1,000$0
    Jim CooperDTN-5$0$0
    Jim CostaDCA-20$0$31,100
    Jerry CostelloDIL-12$0$0
    Joe CourtneyDCT-2$750$0
    Robert "Bud" CramerDAL-5$0$0
    Ander CrenshawRFL-4$0$0
    Joe CrowleyDNY-7$0$500
    Barbara CubinRWY$0$250
    Henry CuellarDTX-28$0$46,250
    John CulbersonRTX-7$0$4,550
    Elijah CummingsDMD-7$0$0
    Artur DavisDAL-7$0$2,550
    Danny DavisDIL-7$0$0
    David DavisRTN-1$0$0
    Geoff DavisRKY-4$1,000$0
    Lincoln DavisDTN-4$0$1,350
    Susan DavisDCA-53$0$2,300
    Tom DavisRVA-11$0$0
    Peter DeFazioDOR-4$2,000$0
    Diana DeGetteDCO-1$0$250
    Rosa DeLauroDCT-3$13,750$6,500
    John Nathan DealRGA-9$0$5,600
    Bill DelahuntDMA-10$0$0
    Charlie DentRPA-15$0$0
    Lincoln Diaz-BalartRFL-21$0$250
    Mario Diaz-BalartRFL-25$0$1,000
    Norm DicksDWA-6$0$0
    John DingellDMI-15$0$4,000
    Lloyd DoggettDTX-25$1,000$0
    Joe DonnellyDIN-2$0$1,500
    John DoolittleRCA-4$0$0
    Mike DoyleDPA-14$1,000$0
    Thelma DrakeRVA-2$0$0
    David DreierRCA-26$0$3,800
    John "Jimmy" DuncanRTN-2$0$0
    Donna EdwardsDMD-4$0$2,250
    Thomas "Chet" EdwardsDTX-17$0$18,000
    Vern EhlersRMI-3$0$0
    Keith EllisonDMN-5$0$0
    John "Brad" EllsworthDIN-8$0$3,000
    Rahm EmanuelDIL-5$1,000$3,300
    Jo Ann EmersonRMO-8$0$1,250
    Eliot EngelDNY-17$0$1,000
    Phil EnglishRPA-3$0$1,000
    Anna EshooDCA-14$3,000$0
    Bob EtheridgeDNC-2$0$3,250
    Robert Terry EverettRAL-2$0$0
    Eni FaleomavaegaDAS$0$0
    Mary FallinROK-5$0$4,450
    Sam FarrDCA-17$5,000$850
    Chaka FattahDPA-2$0$0
    Tom FeeneyRFL-24$0$0
    Mike FergusonRNJ-7$0$0
    Bob FilnerDCA-51$0$500
    Jeff FlakeRAZ-6$0$5,600
    J. "Randy" ForbesRVA-4$0$0
    Jeff FortenberryRNE-1$0$4,000
    Luis FortuñoRPR$0$0
    Vito FossellaRNY-13$0$0
    George "Bill" FosterDIL-14$0$0
    Virginia FoxxRNC-5$0$2,500
    Barney FrankDMA-4$0$0
    Trent FranksRAZ-2$0$1,000
    Rodney FrelinghuysenRNJ-11$1,000$200
    Elton GalleglyRCA-24$8,750$14,200
    Ernest Scott GarrettRNJ-5$0$0
    Jim GerlachRPA-6$1,000$0
    Gabrielle GiffordsDAZ-8$0$17,150
    Wayne GilchrestRMD-1$4,300$1,000
    Kirsten GillibrandDNY-20$2,000$750
    John "Phil" GingreyRGA-11$0$3,500
    Louie GohmertRTX-1$0$6,250
    Charlie GonzalezDTX-20$0$1,000
    Virgil GoodeRVA-5$0$500
    Bob GoodlatteRVA-6$0$20,500
    Bart GordonDTN-6$0$1,500
    Kay GrangerRTX-12$0$3,500
    Sam GravesRMO-6$0$16,900
    Al GreenDTX-9$0$0
    Raymond "Gene" GreenDTX-29$0$0
    Raúl GrijalvaDAZ-7$2,000$1,150
    Luis GutiérrezDIL-4$0$0
    John HallDNY-19$0$0
    Ralph HallRTX-4$0$3,050
    Phil HareDIL-17$2,000$100
    Jane HarmanDCA-36$0$0
    Alcee HastingsDFL-23$0$250
    Richard "Doc" HastingsRWA-4$0$15,200
    Robert "Robin" HayesRNC-8$0$36,950
    Dean HellerRNV-2$0$1,250
    Jeb HensarlingRTX-5$0$19,700
    Wally HergerRCA-2$0$8,200
    Stephanie Herseth SandlinDSD$0$6,200
    Brian HigginsDNY-27$0$0
    Baron HillDIN-9$0$1,500
    Maurice HincheyDNY-22$2,000$700
    Rubén HinojosaDTX-15$0$1,000
    Mazie HironoDHI-2$1,000$2,800
    Dave HobsonROH-7$0$0
    Paul HodesDNH-2$1,000$0
    Pete HoekstraRMI-2$0$1,000
    Thomas "Tim" HoldenDPA-17$0$3,000
    Rush HoltDNJ-12$0$1,500
    Mike HondaDCA-15$0$0
    Darlene HooleyDOR-5$1,000$0
    Steny H. HoyerDMD-5$0$7,000
    Kenny HulshofRMO-9$0$1,600
    Duncan HunterRCA-52$0$0
    Bob InglisRSC-4$0$0
    Jay InsleeDWA-1$0$500
    Steve IsraelDNY-2$1,000$0
    Darrell IssaRCA-49$0$250
    Sheila Jackson LeeDTX-18$0$0
    Jesse JacksonDIL-2$1,000$2,500
    Bill JeffersonDLA-2$0$0
    Eddie Bernice JohnsonDTX-30$0$0
    Henry "Hank" JohnsonDGA-4$1,000$0
    Sam JohnsonRTX-3$0$5,800
    Tim JohnsonRIL-15$0$175
    Stephanie Tubbs JonesDOH-11$0$0
    Walter JonesRNC-3$2,500$0
    Jim JordanROH-4$0$3,000
    Steve KagenDWI-8$0$0
    Paul KanjorskiDPA-11$0$0
    Marcy KapturDOH-9$1,000$0
    Ric KellerRFL-8$1,000$500
    Patrick KennedyDRI-1$1,000$0
    Dale KildeeDMI-5$0$0
    Carolyn KilpatrickDMI-13$0$0
    Ron KindDWI-3$0$0
    Pete KingRNY-3$1,000$0
    Steve KingRIA-5$0$11,000
    Jack KingstonRGA-1$0$5,000
    Mark KirkRIL-10$2,000$0
    Ron KleinDFL-22$2,000$1,500
    John KlineRMN-2$0$1,750
    Joe KnollenbergRMI-9$0$0
    Dennis KucinichDOH-10$3,750$2,100
    John "Randy" KuhlRNY-29$0$1,350
    Ray LaHoodRIL-18$0$2,000
    Steve LaTouretteROH-14$0$2,300
    Doug LambornRCO-5$0$0
    Nick LampsonDTX-22$0$4,800
    Jim LangevinDRI-2$0$0
    Rick LarsenDWA-2$0$1,500
    John LarsonDCT-1$0$0
    Tom LathamRIA-4$0$8,000
    Bob LattaROH-5$0$1,000
    Barbara LeeDCA-9$4,300$0
    Sandy LevinDMI-12$0$0
    Charles "Jerry" LewisRCA-41$0$2,300
    John LewisDGA-5$0$0
    Ron LewisRKY-2$0$1,000
    John LinderRGA-7$0$250
    Dan LipinskiDIL-3$1,000$0
    Frank LoBiondoRNJ-2$2,000$0
    Dave LoebsackDIA-2$1,000$0
    Zoe LofgrenDCA-16$0$0
    Nita LoweyDNY-18$5,600$2,000
    Frank LucasROK-3$0$11,700
    Dan LungrenRCA-3$0$10,400
    Stephen LynchDMA-9$0$0
    Connie MackRFL-14$0$2,500
    Tim MahoneyDFL-16$0$20,425
    Carolyn MaloneyDNY-14$0$1,000
    Don ManzulloRIL-16$0$325
    Kenny MarchantRTX-24$0$3,707
    Ed MarkeyDMA-7$0$0
    Jim MarshallDGA-8$0$2,000
    Jim MathesonDUT-2$0$1,000
    Doris MatsuiDCA-5$0$500
    Carolyn McCarthyDNY-4$0$0
    Kevin McCarthyRCA-22$0$12,574
    Michael McCaulRTX-10$0$9,050
    Betty McCollumDMN-4$0$0
    Thaddeus McCotterRMI-11$1,000$0
    Jim McCreryRLA-4$0$0
    Jim McDermottDWA-7$0$0
    Jim McGovernDMA-3$0$0
    Patrick McHenryRNC-10$0$0
    John McHughRNY-23$0$0
    Douglas "Mike" McIntyreDNC-7$0$250
    Howard P. "Buck" McKeonRCA-25$0$0
    Cathy McMorris RodgersRWA-5$0$670
    Jerry McNerneyDCA-11$12,000$6,100
    Michael McNultyDNY-21$0$0
    Kendrick MeekDFL-17$0$5,000
    Gregory MeeksDNY-6$0$500
    Charlie MelanconDLA-3$0$3,000
    John MicaRFL-7$0$0
    Mike MichaudDME-2$0$0
    Candice MillerRMI-10$0$0
    Gary MillerRCA-42$0$0
    George MillerDCA-7$3,000$270
    Jeff MillerRFL-1$0$0
    R. "Brad" MillerDNC-13$500$750
    Harry MitchellDAZ-5$0$0
    Alan MollohanDWV-1$0$0
    Dennis MooreDKS-3$1,000$750
    Gwen MooreDWI-4$0$0
    Jim MoranDVA-8$0$0
    Jerry MoranRKS-1$0$39,400
    Chris MurphyDCT-5$0$0
    Patrick MurphyDPA-8$0$500
    Tim MurphyRPA-18$0$0
    John MurthaDPA-12$0$0
    Marilyn MusgraveRCO-4$0$10,000
    Sue MyrickRNC-9$0$0
    Jerry NadlerDNY-8$0$0
    Grace NapolitanoDCA-38$0$1,000
    Richard NealDMA-2$0$0
    Robert "Randy" NeugebauerRTX-19$0$24,150
    Eleanor Holmes NortonDDC$0$0
    Devin NunesRCA-21$0$24,500
    Jim OberstarDMN-8$0$0
    Dave ObeyDWI-7$0$0
    John OlverDMA-1$0$0
    Solomon OrtizDTX-27$0$1,000
    Frank PalloneDNJ-6$0$0
    Bill PascrellDNJ-8$0$0
    Ed PastorDAZ-4$0$0
    Ron PaulRTX-14$0$6,463
    Donald PayneDNJ-10$0$0
    Steve PearceRNM-2$0$104,852
    Nancy PelosiDCA-8$0$4,600
    Mike PenceRIN-6$0$0
    Ed PerlmutterDCO-7$500$9,200
    Collin PetersonDMN-7$1,000$23,484
    John PetersonRPA-5$0$0
    Tom PetriRWI-6$0$0
    Charles "Chip" PickeringRMS-3$0$0
    Joe PittsRPA-16$0$250
    Todd PlattsRPA-19$0$0
    Lloyd "Ted" PoeRTX-2$0$0
    Earl PomeroyDND$0$1,250
    Jon PorterRNV-3$1,000$1,250
    David PriceDNC-4$1,000$2,000
    Tom PriceRGA-6$0$0
    Deborah PryceROH-15$0$0
    Adam PutnamRFL-12$0$13,500
    George RadanovichRCA-19$0$6,350
    Nick RahallDWV-3$13,000$1,500
    Jim RamstadRMN-3$0$0
    Charlie RangelDNY-15$2,000$10,000
    Ralph RegulaROH-16$0$0
    Denny RehbergRMT$0$26,025
    David ReichertRWA-8$3,000$0
    Rick RenziRAZ-1$0$1,450
    Silvestre ReyesDTX-16$0$1,000
    Tom ReynoldsRNY-26$0$0
    Laura RichardsonDCA-37$0$0
    Ciro RodriguezDTX-23$500$12,100
    Harold "Hal" RogersRKY-5$0$500
    Mike D. RogersRAL-3$0$900
    Mike RogersRMI-8$0$300
    Dana RohrabacherRCA-46$0$0
    Ileana Ros-LehtinenRFL-18$0$4,600
    Peter RoskamRIL-6$0$0
    Mike RossDAR-4$0$8,300
    Steve RothmanDNJ-9$0$0
    Lucille Roybal-AllardDCA-34$0$0
    Ed RoyceRCA-40$0$0
    C.A. "Dutch" RuppersbergerDMD-2$0$0
    Bobby RushDIL-1$0$0
    Paul RyanRWI-1$0$0
    Tim RyanDOH-17$0$0
    John SalazarDCO-3$0$28,149
    Bill SaliRID-1$0$9,500
    Loretta SanchezDCA-47$0$4,900
    John SarbanesDMD-3$0$0
    H. "Jim" SaxtonRNJ-3$0$0
    Steve ScaliseRLA-1$0$0
    Jan SchakowskyDIL-9$1,500$0
    Adam SchiffDCA-29$0$0
    Jeannette "Jean" SchmidtROH-2$0$1,500
    Allyson SchwartzDPA-13$0$2,300
    David ScottDGA-13$0$6,500
    Bobby ScottDVA-3$0$0
    F. "Jim" SensenbrennerRWI-5$0$0
    José SerranoDNY-16$0$0
    Pete SessionsRTX-32$0$4,300
    Joe SestakDPA-7$0$0
    John ShadeggRAZ-3$0$9,436
    Christopher ShaysRCT-4$2,000$3,600
    Carol Shea-PorterDNH-1$0$0
    Brad ShermanDCA-27$500$0
    John ShimkusRIL-19$0$1,400
    Joseph Heath ShulerDNC-11$0$3,300
    Bill ShusterRPA-9$0$0
    Mike SimpsonRID-2$0$12,550
    Albio SiresDNJ-13$0$0
    Isaac "Ike" SkeltonDMO-4$0$3,500
    Louise SlaughterDNY-28$1,000$0
    David Adam SmithDWA-9$0$0
    Adrian SmithRNE-3$0$15,928
    Chris SmithRNJ-4$1,000$0
    Lamar SmithRTX-21$0$6,950
    Vic SnyderDAR-2$0$0
    Hilda SolisDCA-32$0$0
    Mark SouderRIN-3$0$0
    Zack SpaceDOH-18$0$4,000
    Karen "Jackie" SpeierDCA-12$1,000$250
    John SprattDSC-5$1,000$0
    Fortney "Pete" StarkDCA-13$0$0
    Cliff StearnsRFL-6$0$1,500
    Bart StupakDMI-1$0$0
    John SullivanROK-1$0$250
    Betty SuttonDOH-13$4,000$0
    Linda SánchezDCA-39$2,000$0
    Tom TancredoRCO-6$0$0
    John TannerDTN-8$0$0
    Ellen TauscherDCA-10$0$2,000
    Gary "Gene" TaylorDMS-4$0$0
    Lee TerryRNE-2$0$5,300
    Bennie ThompsonDMS-2$0$5,384
    C. Mike ThompsonDCA-1$0$7,804
    William "Mac" ThornberryRTX-13$0$39,075
    Todd TiahrtRKS-4$0$1,350
    Pat TiberiROH-12$0$1,750
    John TierneyDMA-6$0$0
    Ed TownsDNY-10$1,000$0
    Niki TsongasDMA-5$0$0
    Mike TurnerROH-3$0$0
    Mark UdallDCO-2$11,450$34,400
    Tom UdallDNM-3$4,000$50,999
    Fred UptonRMI-6$0$0
    Chris Van HollenDMD-8$4,600$0
    Nydia VelázquezDNY-12$0$0
    Pete ViscloskyDIN-1$0$0
    Tim WalbergRMI-7$0$5,550
    Greg WaldenROR-2$0$30,852
    Jim WalshRNY-25$0$1,000
    Tim WalzDMN-1$0$17,400
    Zach WampRTN-3$0$0
    Debbie Wasserman SchultzDFL-20$1,000$500
    Maxine WatersDCA-35$0$0
    Diane WatsonDCA-33$0$0
    Mel WattDNC-12$0$0
    Henry WaxmanDCA-30$0$0
    Anthony WeinerDNY-9$0$0
    Peter WelchDVT$1,000$10,200
    Dave WeldonRFL-15$0$2,850
    Jerry WellerRIL-11$0$1,500
    Lynn WestmorelandRGA-3$0$0
    Robert WexlerDFL-19$0$0
    Ed WhitfieldRKY-1$3,000$0
    Charlie WilsonDOH-6$0$0
    Heather WilsonRNM-1$0$10,100
    Addison "Joe" WilsonRSC-2$500$0
    Robert WittmanRVA-1$0$0
    Frank WolfRVA-10$0$5,550
    Lynn WoolseyDCA-6$0$1,000
    David WuDOR-1$0$0
    John YarmuthDKY-3$1,500$6,600
    C. W. "Bill" YoungRFL-10$0$0
    Don YoungRAK$0$0

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Animal Rights$193,550

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Livestock$1,351,159
    Horse breeders$123,399
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