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house Bill H.R. 4879

Protect Interstate Commerce Act of 2018

bill Progress


  • Not enacted
    The President has not signed this bill
  • The senate has not voted
  • The house has not voted
      house Committees
      Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
      Committee on Agriculture
      The Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
      Committee on the Judiciary
    IntroducedJanuary 25th, 2018

Bill Activity

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    Introduced in House
  • referral
    Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
  • referral
    Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
  • referral
    Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.
  • referral
    Referred to the Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture.

bill Progress


  • Not enacted
    The President has not signed this bill
  • The senate has not voted
  • The house has not voted
      house Committees
      Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
      Committee on Agriculture
      The Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
      Committee on the Judiciary
    IntroducedJanuary 25th, 2018
    Please oppose this horrific bill! This legislation would undermine state laws, gut animal-cruelty laws across the country, and strip the authority of states to protect animals from abuse and consumers from unsafe food.
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    This legislation takes away states' ability to enact animal welfare laws, including regulations on factory farming and sales of horse and dog meat. Unacceptable.
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    This act will destroy local farming assistance and regulations and take more jobs from hard working farmers and ranchers. It also over-reaches into states rights.
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    “This bill prohibits a state or local government from imposing a standard or condition on the production or manufacture of agricultural products sold or offered for sale in interstate commerce if: (1) the production or manufacture occurs in another state, and (2) the standard or condition adds to standards or conditions applicable under federal law and the laws of the state or locality in which the production or manufacture occurs.” PEOPLE - MAJORITY OF FOOD CROSSES INTERSTATE LINES! This bill will allow “producers” to treat animals any way they please and gives them protection from the government to do so! The welfare of animals is at risk! The food you eat can be “produced” any way a manufacturer wants. THIS BILL IS DISGUSTING!!! All you have to do is use your brain and VOTE NO!!!
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    States should continue to have the ability to define their own farming and animal welfare laws.
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