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S. 727 - Prevention of Equine Cruelty Act of 2009

Horses, Trade, Animal Cruelty - Crime and law enforcement. 111th Congress (2009-2010) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill 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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The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Prevention of Equine Cruelty Act of 2009

S. 727 — 111th Congress (2009–2010)

Keywords
Horses, Trade, Animal Cruelty
Summary
A bill 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
A bill 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 2009
Sponsor
Mary L. Landrieu
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Crime and law enforcement
  • Animal protection and human-animal relationships
  • Crimes against animals and natural resources
  • Criminal procedure and sentencing
  • Mammals
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced3/26/2009
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced3/26/2009
3/26/2009Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S3925-3926)
3/26/2009Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

supported this bill

$217,955
$217,955
12 times as much
$251,979
$620,500
$28,167
$1,728,640
$2,629,286
6 Organizations Supported and 5 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Prevention of Equine Cruelty Act of 2009

6 organizations supported this bill

American Horse Defense Fund
American Horse Defense Fund (2009, March 28). The AHDF Applauds Senators Landrieu and Ensign for Introducing The Prevention of Equine Cruelty Act. Retrieved April 7, 2009, from .
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
ASPCA (2009, March 27). USA: Urge Congress to Pass Anti-Horse Slaughter Bill!. Retrieved June 24, 2010, from ASPCA.
Animal Legal Defense Fund
Tischler, Joyce (2009, September 25). Ask Joyce: How Can I Help Stop Horse Slaughter?. Retrieved June 24, 2010, from ALDF.
Animal Welfare Institute
(2009, March 26). AWI Press Release. Retrieved March 30, 2009, from .
Humane Society of the United States
The Humane Society of the United States (n.d.). Urge the 111th Congress to Protect Horses. Retrieved April 6, 2009, from .
National Anti-Vivisection Society
NAVS (2010, June 24). Federal: New Legislation to Ban Horse Slaughter for Human Food. Retrieved June 24, 2010, from NAVS.

5 organizations opposed this bill

American Association of Equine Practitioners
American Association of Equine Practitioners (n.d.). THE UNWANTED HORSE AND H.R. 503: AN EQUINE VETERINARY PERSPECTIVE. Retrieved January 29, 2009, from American Association of Equine Practitioners.
American Quarter Horse Association
Animal Welfare Council (2010, February 4). Expert Predictions on Equine Welfare Realized . Retrieved June 22, 2010, from AQHA.
American Veterinary Medical Association
American Veterinary Medical Association (2009). H.R. 503/ S. 311. Retrieved January 29, 2009, from American Veterinary Medical Association.
Michigan Farm Bureau
Findlay, Ryan (2009, March 5). Michigan farmers will deliver policy messages on Capitol Hill. Retrieved June 22, 2010, from Agri Notes & News.
National Cattlemen's Beef Association
Shively, Bethany (2010, June 0). H.R.503 / S.727, Prevention of Equine Cruelty Act of 2009 . Retrieved June 22, 2010, from Beef USA.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 111th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2005 – December 31, 2010.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$3,000$2,700
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$13,900
John BarrassoRWY$0$30,750
Max BaucusDMT$6,300$51,663
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$1,000$7,250
Mark BegichDAK$0$4,000
Michael F. BennetDCO$2,250$45,439
Bob BennettRUT$0$18,000
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$13,900
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$5,000
Barbara BoxerDCA$19,650$19,150
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$8,100
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$11,200
Jim BunningRKY$0$2,250
Richard BurrRNC$1,000$42,300
Roland BurrisDIL$0$0
Robert ByrdDWV$16,500$1,700
Maria CantwellDWA$4,000$9,600
Ben CardinDMD$3,250$2,000
Tom CarperDDE$0$400
Bob CaseyDPA$0$14,550
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$84,978
Tom CoburnROK$0$9,200
William Thad CochranRMS$0$15,500
Susan M. CollinsRME$1,000$7,800
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$1,000$24,000
Bob CorkerRTN$0$20,750
John CornynRTX$0$293,930
Mike CrapoRID$0$31,300
Jim DeMintRSC$0$8,500
Chris DoddDCT$0$12,800
Byron DorganDND$0$8,000
Dick DurbinDIL$1,000$31,300
John EnsignRNV$9,000$31,090
Mike EnziRWY$0$29,165
Russ FeingoldDWI$1,900$9,350
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$1,000$30,464
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$4,750$16,550
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$10,700
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$25,400
Judd GreggRNH$0$4,000
Kay R. HaganDNC$0$14,640
Tom HarkinDIA$4,000$45,214
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$16,600
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$122,100
Jim InhofeROK$0$43,099
Dan InouyeDHI$1,000$21,400
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$22,250
Mike JohannsRNE$0$56,785
Tim JohnsonDSD$3,250$24,000
Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
Ted KennedyDMA$0$14,700
John F. KerryDMA$0$500
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$18,250
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$67,300
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$20,250$9,200
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$19,355$8,050
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$1,000$10,500
Carl LevinDMI$3,300$4,250
Joe LiebermanICT$0$10,850
Blanche LincolnDAR$0$92,142
Dick LugarRIN$0$18,000
Mel MartinezRFL$0$7,450
John McCainRAZ$0$42,675
Claire McCaskillDMO$15,200$14,800
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$130,897
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$14,450
Jeff MerkleyDOR$17,200$6,640
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$13,000
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$9,800
Patty MurrayDWA$7,400$10,600
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$2,000$50,900
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$45,698
Mark L. PryorDAR$0$23,565
John "Jack" ReedDRI$8,000$6,000
Harry ReidDNV$11,600$45,100
Jim RischRID$0$45,350
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$68,836
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$1,000
Bernie SandersIVT$0$4,500
Chuck SchumerDNY$6,000$19,000
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$12,250
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$14,020
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$2,000
Olympia J. SnoweRME$3,000$4,000
Arlen SpecterDPA$0$10,800
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$29,932
Jon TesterDMT$0$77,860
John ThuneRSD$0$51,255
Mark UdallDCO$5,550$57,850
Tom UdallDNM$3,000$69,899
David VitterRLA$7,000$30,500
George VoinovichROH$0$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,250$17,900
Jim WebbDVA$1,000$11,650
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$1,000$5,750
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$17,300
Ron WydenDOR$0$27,600

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$3,000$2,700
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$13,900
John BarrassoRWY$0$30,750
Max BaucusDMT$6,300$51,663
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$1,000$7,250
Mark BegichDAK$0$4,000
Michael F. BennetDCO$2,250$45,439
Bob BennettRUT$0$18,000
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$13,900
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$5,000
Barbara BoxerDCA$19,650$19,150
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$8,100
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$11,200
Jim BunningRKY$0$2,250
Richard BurrRNC$1,000$42,300
Roland BurrisDIL$0$0
Robert ByrdDWV$16,500$1,700
Maria CantwellDWA$4,000$9,600
Ben CardinDMD$3,250$2,000
Tom CarperDDE$0$400
Bob CaseyDPA$0$14,550
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$84,978
Tom CoburnROK$0$9,200
William Thad CochranRMS$0$15,500
Susan M. CollinsRME$1,000$7,800
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$1,000$24,000
Bob CorkerRTN$0$20,750
John CornynRTX$0$293,930
Mike CrapoRID$0$31,300
Jim DeMintRSC$0$8,500
Chris DoddDCT$0$12,800
Byron DorganDND$0$8,000
Dick DurbinDIL$1,000$31,300
John EnsignRNV$9,000$31,090
Mike EnziRWY$0$29,165
Russ FeingoldDWI$1,900$9,350
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$1,000$30,464
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$4,750$16,550
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$10,700
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$25,400
Judd GreggRNH$0$4,000
Kay R. HaganDNC$0$14,640
Tom HarkinDIA$4,000$45,214
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$16,600
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$122,100
Jim InhofeROK$0$43,099
Dan InouyeDHI$1,000$21,400
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$22,250
Mike JohannsRNE$0$56,785
Tim JohnsonDSD$3,250$24,000
Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
Ted KennedyDMA$0$14,700
John F. KerryDMA$0$500
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$18,250
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$67,300
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$20,250$9,200
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$19,355$8,050
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$1,000$10,500
Carl LevinDMI$3,300$4,250
Joe LiebermanICT$0$10,850
Blanche LincolnDAR$0$92,142
Dick LugarRIN$0$18,000
Mel MartinezRFL$0$7,450
John McCainRAZ$0$42,675
Claire McCaskillDMO$15,200$14,800
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$130,897
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$14,450
Jeff MerkleyDOR$17,200$6,640
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$13,000
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$9,800
Patty MurrayDWA$7,400$10,600
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$2,000$50,900
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$45,698
Mark L. PryorDAR$0$23,565
John "Jack" ReedDRI$8,000$6,000
Harry ReidDNV$11,600$45,100
Jim RischRID$0$45,350
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$68,836
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$1,000
Bernie SandersIVT$0$4,500
Chuck SchumerDNY$6,000$19,000
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$12,250
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$14,020
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$2,000
Olympia J. SnoweRME$3,000$4,000
Arlen SpecterDPA$0$10,800
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$29,932
Jon TesterDMT$0$77,860
John ThuneRSD$0$51,255
Mark UdallDCO$5,550$57,850
Tom UdallDNM$3,000$69,899
David VitterRLA$7,000$30,500
George VoinovichROH$0$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,250$17,900
Jim WebbDVA$1,000$11,650
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$1,000$5,750
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$17,300
Ron WydenDOR$0$27,600

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Animal Rights$217,955

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Livestock$1,728,640
Veterinarians$620,500
Horse breeders$251,979
Farm bureaus$28,167
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