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H.R. 3136-Enforcement Transparency Act of 2015: To require the Secretary of Agriculture to issue guidelines relating to civil fines imposed for violations of the Animal Welfare Act, and for other purposes.


Author:
Rod Blum, Kevin Cramer, Dan Benishek, United States Government Publishing Office, United States, Congress, House of Representatives, and Committee on Agriculture
Year:
2015
Subject:
Animal welfare--Laws and legislation
Abstract:
This bill requires the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to issue and publish on its website guidelines relating to the calculation of civil fines for violating provisions of the Animal Welfare Act regarding the transportation, sale, and handling of certain animals. USDA must update the guidelines on a quarterly basis, provide notice on its website prior to making the updates, and publish the updates in the Federal Register.
Format:
2 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-114hr3136ih