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Introduced in House (12/20/2012)

Includes within the definition of an "animal" for purposes of the Animal Welfare Act a bird, rat of the genus Rattus, or mouse of the genus Mus that is being used, or is intended for use, as a pet or for research, testing, experimentation, or exhibition purposes.