H.R.443 - Downed Animal Protection Act106th Congress (1999-2000)
Summary: H.R.443 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)
Introduced in House (02/02/1999)
Downed Animal Protection Act - Amends the Packers and Stockyards Act, 1921 to make it unlawful for any stockyard owner, market agency, or dealer to buy, sell, give, receive, transfer, market, hold, or drag any nonambulatory livestock unless such livestock has been humanely euthanized. Imposes civil and criminal penalties for violations.