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H.R. 1042: (IH) - Providing Responsible Emergency Plans for Animals at Risk of Emerging Disasters (PREPARE) Act: To amend the Animal Welfare Act to require that covered persons develop and implement emergency contingency plans.


Author:
Dina Titus, Peter T. King, Kathleen M. Rice, Brian K. Fitzpatrick, Pramila Jayapal, United States Government Publishing Office, United States, Congress, House of Representatives, and Committee on Agriculture
Year:
2019
Subject:
Animal welfare--Laws and legislation
Abstract:
This bill establishes requirements governing the care of animals by entities, such as zoos, in emergencies or disasters. Specifically, the bill requires each research facility, dealer, exhibitor, intermediate handler, and carrier to develop and follow a contingency plan to provide for the humane handling, treatment, transportation, housing, and care of their animals in the event of an emergency or disaster. [The bill had 35 original co-sponsors. Only the first four have been included in this record. Their names can be found at Congress.gov at https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-bill/1042].
Format:
5 p.
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Government Publishing Office
Collection:
Animal Welfare Act History Digital Collection
Permanent URL:
https://www.govinfo.gov/app/details/BILLS-116hr1042ih