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H.R. 2897: Animal Freedom from Testing, Experiments, and Research (AFTER) Act of 2019: To amend the Animal Welfare Act to allow for the adoption or non-laboratory placement of certain animals used in Federal research, and for other purposes.


Author:
Brendan F. Boyle, Jackie Walorski, Ted Lieu, Brian J. Mast, Matt Gaetz, Madeleine Dean, Sanford D. Bishop, Jr., Pete Stauber, Raul M. Grijalva, Janice D. Schakowsky, Steve Cohen, Stephen F. Lynch, Dina Titus, Ann M. Kuster, Charlie Crist, 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 requires federal research facilities to facilitate the adoption or nonlaboratory placement of certain warm-blooded animals (e.g., dogs, cats, monkeys, guinea pigs, hamsters, and rabbits) with animal rescue organizations, animal sanctuaries, animal shelters, or individuals. In order to be adopted or placed, the animals must (1) no longer be needed for research; (2) be suitable for release; (3) not be birds, rats, or mice.
Format:
4 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-116hr2897ih