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HRES 30

Title: Condemning the Dog Meat Festival in Yulin, China, and urging China to end the dog meat trade.
Author: Rep. Alcee Hastings (DEM-FL)

Summary
<p>Condemns the Dog Meat Festival in Yulin, China, because it: (1) is a spectacle of extreme animal cruelty, (2) is a commercial activity not grounded in Chinese history, (3) is opposed by a majority of the Chinese people, and (4) threatens global public health. </p> <p>Urges: </p> <UL> <LI>the government of China and the Yulin authorities to ban the killing and eating of dogs as part of Yulin's festival and to enforce China's food safety laws regulating the processing and sale of animal products and the 2011 Agriculture Ministry of China Regulation on the Quarantine of Dogs at the Place of Origin requiring one certificate for one dog on trans-provincial transport trucks, and <LI>the National People's Congress of China to enact an animal anticruelty law that bans the dog meat trade. </LI> ...

Status
Introduced in House 01/06/2017
Introduced in House 01/06/2017
Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. 01/06/2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific. 02/16/2017

Bill Text
08/16/2017 - HRES 30 (Introduced+in+House)
01/06/2017 - HRES 30 (Introduced+in+House)

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    Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-FL)
    () - U.S. Representative

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