TABLE 2-1Congressional Legislation Proposed (But Not Passed) to Amend Permissible Sources for Obtaining Dogs and Cats for Research, 1997–2007.*

YearCongressNumberIntroducedSponsorNumber of Co-Sponsors
2007110H.R. 12801-Mar-07Rep. Michael Doyle [D-PA]130
2007110S. 71428-Feb-07Sen. Daniel Akaka [D-HI]19
2005109S. 45117-Feb-05Sen. Daniel Akaka [D-HI]2
2005109H.R. 522927-Apr-06Rep. Philip English [R-PA]61
2004108S. 234626-Apr-04Sen. Daniel Akaka [D-HI]0
2002107H.R. 403920-Mar-02Rep. Michael Doyle [D-PA]44
2001107S. 66830-Mar-01Sen. Daniel Akaka [D-HI]3
1999106S. 15225-Aug-99Sen. Daniel Akaka [D-HI]1
1999106H.R. 4532-Feb-99Rep. Charles Canady [R-FL]77
1998105S. 220223-Jun-98Sen. Daniel Akaka [D-HI]8
1997105H.R. 5945-Feb-97Rep. Charles Canady [R-FL]71
*

At the end of the 2-year session of Congress all proposed bills and resolutions that had not passed are cleared from the books and are eligible to be reintroduced for debate under a new number in the next session. Source: http://www​.govtrack.us/congress.

From: 2, Use of Dogs and Cats in Research: Public Perception and Evolution of Laws and Guidelines

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Scientific and Humane Issues in the Use of Random Source Dogs and Cats in Research.
National Research Council (US) Committee on Scientific and Humane Issues in the Use of Random Source Dogs and Cats in Research.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2009.
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