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Animal Welfare Act

S. 3780

ELR Congressional Update

S. 2971

ELR Congressional Update

Animal Legal Defense Fund v. USDA

ELR Case

The D.C. Circuit held that the USDA did not violate the Animal Welfare Act (AWA) when it renewed the licenses of animal exhibitors the agency knew was in violation of numerous animal welfare requirements. Animal activists brought suit...

H.R. 1759, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

H.R. 1141, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals v. United States Department of Agriculture

ELR Case

The D.C. Circuit held that USDA's failure to apply general animal welfare standards to birds does not violate the APA. In 2004, USDA announced that it intended to apply the protections of the Animal Welfare Act (AWA) to birds. Although...

H.R. 2849, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

H.R. 746, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

S. 388, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

H.R. 4525, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update