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13-HRes63 on Feb 12, 2013

Bill Sponsorship: House Resolution on animals
Source: H.RES.63
  • WHEREAS between 6,000,000 to 8,000,000 cats and dogs are placed into shelters every year and between 3,000,000 and 4,000,000 are euthanized;
  • WHEREAS the US has suffered a drastic economic crisis that has left animals behind in abandoned homes to die or left on the doorsteps of overpopulated shelters and rescues;
  • WHEREAS there are between 4,000 to 6,000 animal shelters throughout the US in need of pet supplies, medical supplies, educational materials about owning a pet, as well as information on how to screen unqualified applicants and provide the best pet match for a family;
  • WHEREAS increased knowledge and awareness of animal rescue programs throughout the US will significantly reduce the number of cats and dogs euthanized and reduce the number of animals returned to a shelter who have been rescued;
  • WHEREAS a 'National Animal Rescue Day/Winslow's Day' will reduce the problem of pet overpopulation, provide animals with good homes, and create awareness as well as financial and educational resources for the problems animal shelters face each day;
  • WHEREAS a 'National Animal Rescue Day/Winslow's Day' would encourage homes for harmless animals like Winslow, a Basset Hound who spent his first 8 months of life st

      Participating counts on VoteMatch question 8. Question 8: EPA regulations are too restrictive Scores: -2=Strongly oppose; -1=Oppose; 0=neutral; 1=Support; 2=Strongly support.
    • Topic: Environment
    • Headline: Sponsored educating humans about spaying, neutering, & adopting pets (Score: -2)
    • Headline 2: Educate humans about spaying, neutering, & adopting pets (Score: -2)

      Participating counts on AmericansElect question 8.
    • Headline: Sponsored educating humans about spaying, neutering, & adopting pets (Answer: D)
    • Headline 2: Educate humans about spaying, neutering, & adopting pets (Answer: D)
    • AmericansElect Quiz Question 8 on Environment: Which of the following statements comes closest to your personal view?
      • A: Natural resources exist for the benefit of humanity
      • B: Natural resources exist for the benefit of humanity, but should be somewhat protected
      • C: Natural resources should be mostly protected, but also exist for the benefit of humanity
      • D: Natural resources exist on their own and should be completely protected
      • E: Unsure

    • Key for participation codes:
    • Sponsorships: p=sponsored; o=co-sponsored; s=signed
    • Memberships: c=chair; m=member; e=endorsed; f=profiled; s=scored
    • Resolutions: i=introduced; w=wrote; a=adopted
    • Cases: w=wrote; j=joined; d=dissented; c=concurred
    • Surveys: '+' supports; '-' opposes.

    Democrats participating in 13-HRes63

    Rob Andrews s2pNew Jersey Democrat (resigned 2014)Feb 12, 2013
    Timothy Bishop s1oNew York DemocratJun 3, 2013
    Cheri Bustos s1oIllinois DemocratJun 3, 2013
    Tony Cardenas s1oCalifornia DemocratJun 3, 2013
    William Lacy Clay s1oMissouri DemocratJun 3, 2013
    Steve Cohen s1oTennessee DemocratJun 3, 2013
    Sam Farr s1oCalifornia DemocratJun 3, 2013
    Alcee Hastings s1oFlorida DemocratJun 3, 2013
    Jim Himes s1oConnecticut DemocratJun 11, 2013
    Hank Johnson s1oGeorgia DemocratJun 3, 2013
    Sander Levin s1oMichigan DemocratJun 3, 2013
    Steve Lynch s1oMassachusetts Democrat (Senate run 2013)Jun 3, 2013
    Carolyn Maloney s1oNew York Democrat/LiberalJun 3, 2013
    Jim McGovern s1oMassachusetts DemocratJun 3, 2013
    Loretta Sanchez s1oCA Democratic Senate candidateJun 3, 2013
    Jackie Speier s1oCalifornia DemocratJun 3, 2013
    Frederica Wilson s1oFlorida DemocratJun 3, 2013

    Republicans participating in 13-HRes63

    Kerry Bentivolio s1oMichigan RepublicanJun 11, 2013
    Rob Bishop s1oUtah RepublicanJun 3, 2013
    Vern Buchanan s1oFlorida RepublicanJun 3, 2013
    Steve Chabot s1oOhio RepublicanJun 3, 2013

    Independents participating in 13-HRes63

    Madeleine Bordallo s1oGuam DelegateJun 3, 2013

    Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

    Democrats: 17
    Republicans: 4
    Independents: 1

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