Bill No.: HJ0008 Drafter: DJL

 

LSO No.: 09LSO-0395 Effective Date:

 

Enrolled Act No.: HEJR0002

 

Chapter No.: N/A

 

Prime Sponsor: Representative Wallis

 

Catch Title: Equine resources.

 

Subject: Opposing federal legislation which interferes with a state's ability to direct the transport or processing of horses.

 

 

 

Summary/Major Elements:

 

         This resolution recognizes federal efforts to prohibit the shipping, transportation and processing of horses and other equines.

 

         It further recognizes the effects of those activities, increasing the number of abandoned and starving animals and the negative economic impact.

 

         It urges Congress to oppose federal legislation that interferes with a state's ability to direct the transportation or processing of horses.