Emergency and Disaster Preparedness for Farm Animals Act
House of Representatives Emergency and Disaster Preparedness for Farm Animals Act (H.R. 243) Sponsor: Representative Steve Cohen (D-TN) Take Action The Emergency and Disaster Preparedness for Farm Animals Act—introduced in the House of Representatives by...
Preventing Future Pandemics Act
House of Representatives Preventing Future Pandemics Act (H.R. 151) Sponsors: Representative Mike Quigley (D-IL-05) and Representative Fred Upton (R-MI) Senate Preventing Future Pandemics Act (S. 37) Sponsors: Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) and Senator Cory Booker...
Captive Primate Safety Act
Nonhuman primates (including apes, monkeys, lemurs, and lorises) are highly intelligent and typically social wild animals whose needs are irreconcilable with the realities of a captive life as pets.
The CECIL Act would greatly limit the ability of sport hunters to import trophies of imperiled species. Specifically, it would prohibit—absent a permit—trophy hunting imports of species that are proposed for listing as threatened or...
Chemical Poisons Reduction Act
Every year the US Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services program spends millions of taxpayer dollars on lethal predator control. A portion of the program’s substantial expenditures is dedicated to poisoning wildlife with two extremely dangerous...
Farm System Reform Act
The Farm System Reform Act was introduced by Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA) in the House of Representatives and Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) in the Senate. This legislation—supported by over 200 animal welfare, sustainable agriculture, environmental...
Horse Transportation Safety Act
Hauling horses in double-deck trailers is dangerous and inhumane. These trailers do not provide sufficient headroom for horses to stand upright. They often endure long journeys in cramped positions and suffer serious injuries.
Humane Cosmetics Act
Cosmetics testing on animals is inhumane, untrustworthy, not cost effective, and at odds with the laws and regulations of many countries throughout the world. The Humane Cosmetics Act would phase out animal-based testing for cosmetic...
Orca Responsibility and Care Advancement (ORCA) Act
Orcas do not belong in captivity. They are too socially complex, too intelligent, too long-lived and simply too large to thrive in confinement. On March 17, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) introduced landmark legislation that would...
Pet Safety and Protection Act
The Pet Safety and Protection Act would establish integrity in the provision of dogs and cats for research purposes.
Prevent All Soring Tactics (PAST) Act
Soring—which involves intentionally inflicting pain on a horse’s hooves and front limbs to produce an exaggerated high-stepping gait known as the Big Lick—remains a persistent and rampant practice in Tennessee Walking Horse competitions.
Refuge from Cruel Trapping Act
A survey conducted by the FWS revealed that more than half of all refuges allow trapping of wildlife. Trapping on the NWRS is allowed for predator control, facilities management, population management, recreation, commerce, and subsistence...
Save America’s Forgotten Equines (SAFE) Act
The Safeguard American Food Exports (SAFE) Act would prohibit the slaughter of horses in the United States for human consumption, as well as the export of live horses for the same purpose.
Shark Fin Sales Elimination Act
Support the Shark Fin Sales Elimination Act (H.R. 1456), a bipartisan bill to prohibit the sale of shark fins in the United States
Traveling Exotic Animal and Public Safety Protection Act
The Traveling Exotic Animal and Public Safety Protection Act (TEAPSPA) would prohibit the use of exotic animals in traveling shows. This legislation has exemptions for accredited zoos, wildlife sanctuaries, certain films and ads, and rodeos...