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Federal - HR 693

Prevent All Soring Tactics (PAST) Act, H.R. 693

Introduced

January 22, 2019

Description

A bill to amend the Horse Protection Act to designate additional unlawful acts under the Act, strengthen penalties for violations of the Act, improve Department of Agriculture--- enforcement of the Act, and for other purposes.

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Co-Sponsors 307

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  • July 29, 2019 — Received in the Senate and referred to the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee. Congressional Record p. S5139

  • July 25, 2019 — Measure, as amended, passed in the House by roll call vote, 333-96, under suspension of the rules (two-thirds vote required). Congressional Record p. H7398

  • July 25, 2019House Vote 510 Horse Soring Protections — Passage
    Schrader, D-Ore., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, that would require the Department of Agriculture to create a new licensing process under which the department's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service would appoint inspectors to ensure that chemicals, pressure, and devices that cause pain to horses' front legs or hooves are not being used to harm horses, pursuant to the 1970 Horse Protection Act. The bill would increase from $3,000 to $5,000 the maximum fine and increase from one year to three years the maximum prison sentence for violations of the Horse Protection Act. Motion agreed to 333-96. Note: A two-thirds majority of those present and voting (286 in this case) is required for passage under suspension of the rules. Congressional Record p. H7397-H7398

  • July 24, 2019 — Schrader, D-Ore., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended, pending at recess. Congressional Record p. H7368-H7374

  • June 26, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    McBath, (D-Ga.)
  • June 13, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Hagedorn, (R-Minn.)
  • June 5, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Pallone (D-N.J.)
  • May 28, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Keating, (D-Mass.)Kinzinger, (R-Ill.)
  • May 24, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 7

    Carter, E.L. (R-Ga.)McAdams, (D-Utah)Steil, (R-Wis.)
    Fulcher, (R-Idaho)Meuser, (R-Pa.)
    Levin, (D-Calif.)Rooney, F. (R-Fla.)
  • May 23, 2019 — Schrader, D-Ore., motion to place the bill on the Consensus Calendar under the provisions of clause 7 of Rule XV, pending at recess. Congressional Record p. H4160

  • May 23, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 10

    Arrington, (R-Texas)Cuellar, (D-Texas)Levin, (D-Mich.)
    Bilirakis, (R-Fla.)Escobar, (D-Texas)Morelle, (D-N.Y.)
    Case, (D-Hawaii)Golden, (D-Maine)
    Courtney, (D-Conn.)Houlahan, (D-Pa.)
  • May 22, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 8

    Gomez, (D-Calif.)McHenry, (R-N.C.)Schrier, (D-Wash.)
    Green, A. (D-Texas)Meeks, (D-N.Y.)Tlaib, (D-Mich.)
    Hayes, (D-Conn.)Riggleman, (R-Va.)
  • May 21, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 7

    Davids, (D-Kan.)Horn, (D-Okla.)Stanton, (D-Ariz.)
    Diaz-Balart, (R-Fla.)Reed, T. (R-N.Y.)
    Garcia, (D-Texas)Rose, (D-N.Y.)
  • May 20, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 6

    Garcia, (D-Ill.)Lowey, (D-N.Y.)Scott, R. (D-Va.)
    Hoyer, (D-Md.)Moore, (D-Wis.)Trone, (D-Md.)
  • May 17, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 8

    Bishop, S. (D-Ga.)Kelly, M. (R-Pa.)Swalwell, (D-Calif.)
    Costa, (D-Calif.)Peterson, (D-Minn.)Takano, (D-Calif.)
    Fletcher, (D-Texas)Plaskett, (D-V.I.)
  • May 15, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    DeSaulnier, (D-Calif.)Lee, (D-Nev.)
  • May 14, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 6

    Davis, D. (D-Ill.)Lawrence, (D-Mich.)Stevens, (D-Mich.)
    Joyce, (R-Pa.)Payne (D-N.J.)Veasey, (D-Texas)
  • May 10, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Clay, (D-Mo.)Higgins, B. (D-N.Y.)Young, Don (R-Alaska)
  • May 9, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 8

    Castro, (D-Texas)Jeffries, (D-N.Y.)Murphy, S. (D-Fla.)
    Finkenauer, (D-Iowa)Lewis, John (D-Ga.)Williams, (R-Texas)
    Fudge, (D-Ohio)Luria, (D-Va.)
  • May 8, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 7

    Carson, (D-Ind.)Horsford, (D-Nev.)Spanberger, (D-Va.)
    Cunningham, (D-S.C.)Johnson, H. (D-Ga.)
    Gooden, (R-Texas)McEachin, (D-Va.)
  • May 1, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 5

    Allred, (D-Texas)Kirkpatrick, (D-Ariz.)Roby, (R-Ala.)
    Bera, (D-Calif.)Pingree, (D-Maine)
  • April 29, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 7

    Adams, (D-N.C.)DelBene, (D-Wash.)Sherman, (D-Calif.)
    Amodei, (R-Nev.)Jayapal, (D-Wash.)
    Beyer (D-Va.)Pressley, (D-Mass.)
  • April 18, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 6

    Axne, (D-Iowa)Joyce, (R-Ohio)Nadler, (D-N.Y.)
    Hill, (D-Calif.)Marchant, (R-Texas)Watson Coleman, (D-N.J.)
  • April 12, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 12

    Butterfield, (D-N.C.)Khanna, (D-Calif.)Sarbanes, (D-Md.)
    Crow, (D-Colo.)LaHood, (R-Ill.)Shimkus, (R-Ill.)
    Flores, (R-Texas)McKinley, (R-W.Va.)Smucker, (R-Pa.)
    Hudson, (R-N.C.)Pascrell (D-N.J.)Torres Small, (D-N.M.)
  • April 10, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 6

    Barragan, (D-Calif.)Maloney, C. (D-N.Y.)Stefanik, (R-N.Y.)
    Clark, K. (D-Mass.)McNerney, (D-Calif.)Thompson, M. (D-Calif.)
  • April 8, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 6

    Calvert, (R-Calif.)Grothman, (R-Wis.)Sherrill, (D-N.J.)
    Cox, (D-Calif.)Marshall, (R-Kan.)Stivers, (R-Ohio)
  • April 2, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Stauber, (R-Minn.)
  • April 1, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Schweikert, (R-Ariz.)Upton, (R-Mich.)
  • March 27, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Cleaver (D-Mo.)Lofgren, (D-Calif.)
  • March 26, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 7

    Cook, (R-Calif.)Lamb, (D-Pa.)Porter, (D-Calif.)
    Harris, A. (R-Md.)Larsen, R. (D-Wash.)
    Hunter, (R-Calif.)Lowenthal, (D-Calif.)
  • March 14, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Walker, (R-N.C.)
  • March 13, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Huffman, (D-Calif.)Slotkin, (D-Mich.)
  • March 11, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 4

    Kind, (D-Wis.)O'Halleran, (D-Ariz.)
    Meadows, (R-N.C.)Tonko, (D-N.Y.)
  • March 7, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 5

    Craig, (D-Minn.)Johnson, B. (R-Ohio)Sires, (D-N.J.)
    Duncan, Jeff (R-S.C.)Pappas, (D-N.H.)
  • March 6, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Krishnamoorthi, (D-Ill.)
  • March 5, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 10

    Bass, (D-Calif.)Dean, (D-Pa.)Underwood, (D-Ill.)
    Carbajal, (D-Calif.)Harder, (D-Calif.)Van Drew, (D-N.J.)
    Correa, (D-Calif.)Rush, (D-Ill.)
    Curtis, (R-Utah)Schneider, (D-Ill.)
  • Feb. 25, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 8

    Casten, (D-Ill.)Kim, (D-N.J.)Roybal-Allard, (D-Calif.)
    Haaland, (D-N.M.)Lujan, B.R. (D-N.M.)Vargas, (D-Calif.)
    Hill, (R-Ark.)Rouda, (D-Calif.)
  • Feb. 15, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 6

    Cummings, (D-Md.)Gottheimer, (D-N.J.)Malinowski, (D-N.J.)
    Deutch, (D-Fla.)Kildee, (D-Mich.)Mitchell, (R-Mich.)
  • Feb. 13, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 17

    Beatty, (D-Ohio)Evans, (D-Pa.)Trahan, (D-Mass.)
    Brindisi, (D-N.Y.)Fortenberry, (R-Neb.)Turner, (R-Ohio)
    Brown, A. (D-Md.)Larson, J. (D-Conn.)Walberg, (R-Mich.)
    Connolly, (D-Va.)Napolitano, (D-Calif.)Waltz, (R-Fla.)
    Delgado, (D-N.Y.)Perry, (R-Pa.)Wexton, (D-Va.)
    Emmer, (R-Minn.)Scott, D. (D-Ga.)
  • Feb. 8, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 16

    Bacon, (R-Neb.)Luetkemeyer, (R-Mo.)Velazquez, (D-N.Y.)
    Castor, (D-Fla.)Neguse, (D-Colo.)Visclosky, (D-Ind.)
    DeLauro, (D-Conn.)Perlmutter, (D-Colo.)Watkins, (R-Kan.)
    Dingell, (D-Mich.)Scanlon, (D-Pa.)Welch, (D-Vt.)
    Granger, (R-Texas)Serrano, (D-N.Y.)
    Katko, (R-N.Y.)Shalala, (D-Fla.)
  • Feb. 6, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 10

    Buck, (R-Colo.)King, P. (R-N.Y.)Suozzi, (D-N.Y.)
    Budd, (R-N.C.)Norcross, (D-N.J.)Weber, (R-Texas)
    Cardenas, (D-Calif.)Smith, Adam (D-Wash.)
    Kelly, R. (D-Ill.)Speier, (D-Calif.)
  • Feb. 4, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 51

    Blunt Rochester, (D-Del.)Garamendi, (D-Calif.)Price, (D-N.C.)
    Boyle, (D-Pa.)Gonzalez, (D-Texas)Reschenthaler, (R-Pa.)
    Buchanan, (R-Fla.)Hastings, (D-Fla.)Rice, K. (D-N.Y.)
    Bustos, (D-Ill.)Himes, (D-Conn.)Ruppersberger, (D-Md.)
    Cartwright, (D-Pa.)Jackson Lee, (D-Texas)Sablan, (I-N. Marianas)
    Chu, (D-Calif.)Kaptur, (D-Ohio)Sanchez, (D-Calif.)
    Cisneros, (D-Calif.)Kennedy, Joseph P. (D-Mass.)Schiff, (D-Calif.)
    Clarke, Y. (D-N.Y.)Kuster, (D-N.H.)Simpson, (R-Idaho)
    Crist, (D-Fla.)Langevin, (D-R.I.)Soto, (D-Fla.)
    Davis, R. (R-Ill.)Lawson, (D-Fla.)Thompson, G. (R-Pa.)
    Davis, S. (D-Calif.)Lipinski, (D-Ill.)Tipton, (R-Colo.)
    DeFazio, (D-Ore.)Lynch, (D-Mass.)Vela, (D-Texas)
    Doyle, (D-Pa.)McGovern, (D-Mass.)Walden, (R-Ore.)
    Eshoo, (D-Calif.)Mucarsel-Powell, (D-Fla.)Wasserman Schultz, (D-Fla.)
    Frankel, (D-Fla.)Neal, (D-Mass.)Wilson, F. (D-Fla.)
    Gallagher, (R-Wis.)Peters, S. (D-Calif.)Wittman, (R-Va.)
    Gallego, (D-Ariz.)Posey, (R-Fla.)Zeldin, (R-N.Y.)
  • Jan. 24, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 40

    Aguilar, (D-Calif.)Heck, (D-Wash.)Panetta, (D-Calif.)
    Blumenauer, (D-Ore.)Herrera Beutler, (R-Wash.)Pocan, (D-Wis.)
    Bonamici, (D-Ore.)Jones, (R-N.C.)Quigley, (D-Ill.)
    Brownley, (D-Calif.)Kilmer, (D-Wash.)Raskin, (D-Md.)
    Chabot, (R-Ohio)Lee, B. (D-Calif.)Richmond, (D-La.)
    Cicilline, (D-R.I.)Lieu, (D-Calif.)Ruiz, (D-Calif.)
    DeGette, (D-Colo.)Loebsack, (D-Iowa)Ryan, T. (D-Ohio)
    Demings, (D-Fla.)Maloney, S.P. (D-N.Y.)Titus, (D-Nev.)
    Engel, (D-N.Y.)Mast, (R-Fla.)Torres, (D-Calif.)
    Espaillat, (D-N.Y.)Matsui, (D-Calif.)Walorski, (R-Ind.)
    Foster, (D-Ill.)McCollum, (D-Minn.)Wild, (D-Pa.)
    Fitzpatrick, (R-Pa.)Meng, (D-N.Y.)Yarmuth, (D-Ky.)
    Gabbard, (D-Hawaii)Moulton, (D-Mass.)
    Grijalva, (D-Ariz.)Norton, (D-D.C.)
  • Jan. 22, 2019 — Original cosponsor(s): 5

    Cohen, (D-Tenn.)Estes, (R-Kan.)Yoho, (R-Fla.)
    Collins, C. (R-N.Y.)Schakowsky, (D-Ill.)
  • Jan. 22, 2019 — Read twice and referred to: House Energy and Commerce.Congressional Record p. H996