Senate Amendment 3723 

Regulation Of High-Volume Retailers And Importers 

SA 3723, introduced by Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) was an amendment to the Senate version of the 2007 Farm Bill (HR 2419). This amendment is nearly identical to the Pet Animal Welfare Act (PAWS) sponsored in 2005 by former Sen. Rick Santorum. The intent of SA 3723 is to amend the federal Animal Welfare Act (AWA) to regulate cat and dog breeders at the retail level. 

The AWA currently regulates large-scale commercial breeders w...

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