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PUBLIC BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS: Introduction to the House of H.R. 1042: Providing Responsible Emergency Plans for Animals at Risk of Emerging Disasters Act or the PREPARED Act


Author:
Dina Titus, 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.
Format:
6 p.
Language:
English
Publisher:
United States Government Publishing Office
Collection:
Animal Welfare Act History Digital Collection
Permanent URL:
https://www.govinfo.gov/app/details/CREC-2019-02-07/CREC-2019-02-07-pt1-PgH1457-4