R E S O U R C E S
Timeline includes State and Federal Legislation and Related Actions
115th U.S. Congress (2017 — 2018)
|January 3, 2017||U.S. House of Representatives||
HR113 - Safeguard American Food Exports Act of 2017 (The SAFE Act), introduced by Rep. Vern Buchanan (F-FL-16.|
This bill amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to deem equine (horses and other members of the equidae family) parts to be an unsafe food additive or animal drug.
The bill prohibits the knowing sale or transport of equines or equine parts for human consumption.
The SAFE Act is intended to close the export to slaughter loophole as well as ban the slaughter of horses for human consumption on US soil.
1/3/2017 — Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce and the House Committee on Agriculture.|
1/13/2017 — Referred to the Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture by the House Agriculture Committee.
1/25/2017 — Referred to the Subcommittee on Health by the House Energy and Commerce Committee
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Contributors: Jane Allin