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PUBLIC BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS: Introduction of H.R. 1002 Welfare of Our Friends Act of 2019 or the WOOF! Act


Author:
Brian K. Fitzpatrick, United States Government Publishing Office, United States, Congress, House of Representatives, and Committee on Agriculture
Year:
2019
Subject:
Animal welfare--Laws and legislation
Abstract:
Introduction in the House of Representatives of the WOOF! Act of 2019 (H.R. 1002). This bill establishes requirements to protect dogs from dog dealers who have had their licenses suspended or revoked in the last 10 years and certain individuals connected to such dog dealers. Specifically, the bill prohibits the Department of Agriculture (USDA) from licensing such a dealer if the license is for operating a facility that the dealer previously used for dogs. Further, for such a facility, USDA may not license (1) the dealer's immediate family members, (2) persons who reside at the same address as the dealer, or (3) certain legal entities where the dealer holds an ownership interest.
Format:
4 p.
Language:
English
Publisher:
United States Government Printing Office
Collection:
Animal Welfare Act History Digital Collection
Permanent URL:
https://www.govinfo.gov/app/details/CREC-2019-02-06/CREC-2019-02-06-pt1-PgH1389-2