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H.R. 4691 (IH) - Welfare of Our Friends (WOOF!) Act of 2017: To amend the Animal Welfare Act to prohibit the issuance of licenses to certain individuals connected to dealers of dogs who have had licenses revoked, and for other purposes.


Author:
Brian K. Fitzpatrick, Charlie Crist, United States Government Publishing Office, United States, Congress, House of Representatives, and Committee on Agriculture
Year:
2017
Subject:
Animal welfare--Laws and legislation
Abstract:
This bill amends the Animal Welfare Act to prohibit the Department of Agriculture (USDA) from licensing a dealer of dogs whose previous licenses have been suspended or revoked in the last 10 years if the license is for operating a facility that the dealer previously used. Further, USDA may not issue or renew a license to: (1) the dog dealer's immediate family members, (2) a person who resides at the same address as the dog dealer, or (3) certain legal entities if such dealer holds an ownership interest in the entity.
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-115hr4691ih