H.R.2193 - Animal Protection Accountability Improvement Act

To amend the Animal Welfare Act to increase the penalties for violations of such Act, to prohibit the use of animals for marketing medical devices, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Short: Animal Protection Accountability Improvement Act as introduced.
  • Official: To amend the Animal Welfare Act to increase the penalties for violations of such Act, to prohibit the use of animals for marketing medical devices, and for other purposes. as introduced.

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Official Summary

Animal Protection Accountability Improvement Act - Amends the Animal Welfare Act to prohibit a person from using a live animal to: (1) demonstrate a medical device or product to a sales representative, or in a workshop or training session, for marketing purposes; (2) train a sales represent

Official Summary

Animal Protection Accountability Improvement Act - Amends the Animal Welfare Act to prohibit a person from using a live animal to:
(1) demonstrate a medical device or product to a sales representative, or in a workshop or training session, for marketing purposes;
(2) train a sales representative to use a medical device or product; or
(3) create a multimedia recording for the purpose of marketing a medical device or product. Exempts from this requirement the training of medical personnel for a purpose other than marketing a medical device or product.Increases the cap on the fine for violations of humane standards and record keeping requirements at auction sales from $2,500 to $10,000 for each violation. Provides that each animal that is the subject of a violation shall be a separate offense.Requires the Secretary of Agriculture to include in a report to Congress an identification of all research facilities, intermediate handlers, carriers, and exhibitors registered under such Act.

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