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[House Report 110-901]
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This bill makes it illegal to possess, ship, transport, purchase, sell, deliver, or receive any horse with the intent that it be slaughtered for human consumption. The bill also makes it illegal to engage in the above conduct with respect to horse flesh or carcass with the intent that it be used for human consumption. The crime is punishable as either a misdemeanor or felony, depending on the circumstances of the offense.


Megan Kendall

Purdue University

Date 2008
Volume 110th Congress
Issue 2d Session
Pages 12
Publisher U.S. Government Printing Office
Department House of Representatives
Language English
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Researchers should cite this work as follows:

  1. Animal abuse
  2. Animals in culture
  3. Animal welfare
  4. Cruelty
  5. Horses
  6. Mammals
  7. prevention