H.R. 3501 - Humanity and Pets Partnered Through the Years (HAPPY) Act

Taxation. 111th Congress (2009-2010) View bill details
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Summary:
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a deduction for pet care expenses. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Humanity and Pets Partnered Through the Years (HAPPY) Act

H.R. 3501 — 111th Congress (2009–2010)

Summary
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a deduction for pet care expenses. (by CRS)
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Title
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a deduction for pet care expenses.
Other Titles
  • Humanity and Pets Partnered Through the Years (HAPPY) Act
Sponsor
Thaddeus McCotter
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Taxation
  • Animal protection and human-animal relationships
  • Health care costs and insurance
  • Income tax deductions
  • Veterinary medicine and animal diseases
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    Major Actions
    Introduced7/31/2009
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced7/31/2009
    7/31/2009Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

    Total contributions given to House members from interest groups that…

    supported this bill

    Veterinarians$513,710
    General business associations$258,400
    Animal Rights$178,700
    $950,810

    opposed this bill

    Hunting & wildlife$10,750
    Fiscal & tax policy$5,700
    Consumer groups$500
    $16,950

    Interest groups that supported this bill gave 56 times as much as interest groups that opposed this bill

    4 Organizations Supported and 7 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Humanity and Pets Partnered Through the Years (HAPPY) Act

    4 organizations supported this bill

    American Veterinary Medical Association
    AVMA (2010, January 1). AVMA to seek congressional resolution honoring veterinary anniversary. Retrieved January 21, 2010, from AVMA.
    Animal Law Coalition
    Allen, Laura (2009, August 23). HAPPY News for Pet Owners. Retrieved January 21, 2010, from Animal Law Coalition.
    Humane Society of the United States
    Klein, Rick and Huma Khan (2009, October 13). Can Your Pet Save You on Your Taxes?. ABC News. Retrieved January 21, 2010, from http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/robert-davi-teams-congressman-push-tax-breaks-pets/story?id=8811927.
    Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council
    Petwellbeing (n.d.). Tax Deductions for Pet Care. Retrieved January 26, 2010, from PIJAC.

    7 organizations opposed this bill

    Missouri Federation of Animal Owners
    Witouski, Linda D. & Ken Sondej (2009, November 0). Informed Dog Owners Oppose the National "HAPPY ACT” HR3501. Retrieved January 26, 2010, from The Dog Place.
    monthly national legislation report
    Witouski, Linda D. and Ken Sondej (2009, November 0). INFORMED DOG BREEDERS OPPOSE NATIONAL “HAPPY ACT” HR3501. Retrieved January 26, 2010, from The Dog Place.
    nevada animal owners and sportsmen voting alliance
    Witouski, Linda D. & Ken Sondej (2009, November 0). INFORMED DOG BREEDERS OPPOSE NATIONAL “HAPPY ACT” HR3501. Retrieved January 26, 2010, from .
    sc animal owners and sportsmen voting coalition
    Witouski, Linda D. & Ken Sondej (2009, November 0). INFORMED DOG BREEDERS OPPOSE NATIONAL “HAPPY ACT” HR3501. Retrieved January 26, 2010, from The Dog Place.
    sc federation of dog clubs
    Witouski, Linda D. & Ken Sondej (2009, November 0). INFORMED DOG BREEDERS OPPOSE NATIONAL “HAPPY ACT” HR3501. Retrieved January 26, 2010, from .
    Sportsmen's & Animal Owners' Voting Alliance
    Witouski, Linda D. & Ken Sondej (2009, November 0). INFORMED DOG BREEDERS OPPOSE NATIONAL “HAPPY ACT” HR3501. Retrieved January 26, 2010, from The Dog Place.
    Tax Policy Center
    Gleckman, Howard (2009, December 1). Happy Act: The Poster Puppy for What's Wrong with the Tax Code . Retrieved January 21, 2010, from Tax Policy Center.

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of House members in office during the 111th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2009 – December 31, 2010.
    Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Neil AbercrombieDHI-1$0$0
    Gary L. AckermanDNY-5$2,000$0
    Robert B. AderholtRAL-4$0$0
    John AdlerDNJ-3$8,550$0
    W. Todd AkinRMO-2$0$0
    Rodney AlexanderRLA-5$1,500$0
    Jason AltmireDPA-4$0$0
    Rob AndrewsDNJ-1$500$0
    Mike ArcuriDNY-24$0$0
    Steve AustriaROH-7$1,000$0
    Joe BacaDCA-43$1,000$0
    Michele BachmannRMN-6$9,350$0
    Spencer BachusRAL-6$1,000$0
    Brian BairdDWA-3$0$0
    Tammy BaldwinDWI-2$5,250$0
    James Gresham BarrettRSC-3$0$0
    John BarrowDGA-12$2,000$0
    Roscoe G. BartlettRMD-6$1,000$0
    Joe BartonRTX-6$2,000$0
    Melissa BeanDIL-8$3,000$0
    Xavier BecerraDCA-31$0$0
    Rochelle "Shelley" BerkleyDNV-1$6,100$0
    Howard L. BermanDCA-28$0$0
    Robert Marion BerryDAR-1$0$0
    Judy BiggertRIL-13$0$0
    Brian P. BilbrayRCA-50$0$0
    Gus M. BilirakisRFL-9$2,725$0
    Rob BishopRUT-1$0$0
    Sanford D. Bishop, Jr.DGA-2$1,000$0
    Tim BishopDNY-1$1,000$0
    Marsha BlackburnRTN-7$3,000$0
    Earl BlumenauerDOR-3$9,750$0
    Roy BluntRMO-7$16,350$0
    John BoccieriDOH-16$1,000$0
    John A. BoehnerROH-8$16,500$0
    Jo BonnerRAL-1$0$0
    Mary Bono MackRCA-45$5,475$0
    John BoozmanRAR-3$7,750$0
    Madeleine Z. BordalloDGU$2,000$1,000
    Dan BorenDOK-2$5,000$0
    Leonard L. BoswellDIA-3$10,250$0
    Rick BoucherDVA-9$0$0
    Charles W. Boustany Jr.RLA-7$4,900$0
    Fred Allen BoydDFL-2$9,500$0
    Kevin BradyRTX-8$1,000$0
    Bob BradyDPA-1$0$0
    Bruce L. BraleyDIA-1$0$0
    Bobby BrightDAL-2$6,000$0
    Paul C. BrounRGA-10$0$0
    Corrine BrownDFL-3$500$0
    Henry BrownRSC-1$3,500$0
    Ginny Brown-WaiteRFL-5$0$0
    Vern BuchananRFL-13$7,000$0
    Michael C. BurgessRTX-26$1,250$0
    Dan BurtonRIN-5$5,500$0
    George "G.K." ButterfieldDNC-1$0$0
    Steve BuyerRIN-4$1,000$0
    Ken CalvertRCA-44$3,500$0
    Dave CampRMI-4$9,500$0
    John CampbellRCA-48$3,000$0
    Eric CantorRVA-7$8,250$0
    Anh "Joseph" CaoRLA-2$0$0
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV-2$0$0
    Lois CappsDCA-23$0$0
    Mike CapuanoDMA-8$1,500$0
    Dennis CardozaDCA-18$2,000$0
    John "Russ" CarnahanDMO-3$3,000$0
    Chris CarneyDPA-10$0$0
    André CarsonDIN-7$0$0
    John R. CarterRTX-31$4,000$0
    Bill CassidyRLA-6$4,500$0
    Mike CastleRDE$8,750$0
    Kathy CastorDFL-11$1,000$0
    Jason ChaffetzRUT-3$0$0
    Albert "Ben" ChandlerDKY-6$3,400$0
    Travis ChildersDMS-1$3,000$0
    Donna Christian-ChristensenDVI$0$0
    Judy ChuDCA-32$500$0
    Yvette D. ClarkeDNY-11$0$0
    William Lacy ClayDMO-1$1,000$0
    Emanuel CleaverDMO-5$1,000$0
    Jim ClyburnDSC-6$1,000$0
    John Howard CobleRNC-6$1,750$0
    Mike CoffmanRCO-6$1,000$0
    Steve CohenDTN-9$5,000$0
    Tom ColeROK-4$0$0
    K. "Mike" ConawayRTX-11$1,000$0
    Gerry ConnollyDVA-11$0$0
    John Conyers, Jr.DMI-14$1,000$0
    Jim CooperDTN-5$0$0
    Jim CostaDCA-20$250$0
    Jerry F. CostelloDIL-12$0$0
    Joe CourtneyDCT-2$1,000$0
    Ander CrenshawRFL-4$0$0
    Joe CrowleyDNY-7$1,000$0
    Henry CuellarDTX-28$0$0
    John Abney CulbersonRTX-7$500$0
    Elijah E. CummingsDMD-7$2,000$0
    Kathy DahlkemperDPA-3$4,000$0
    Artur DavisDAL-7$0$0
    Danny K. DavisDIL-7$0$0
    Geoff DavisRKY-4$0$0
    Lincoln DavisDTN-4$5,450$0
    Susan A. DavisDCA-53$0$0
    Peter A. DeFazioDOR-4$2,000$0
    Diana DeGetteDCO-1$0$0
    Rosa L. DeLauroDCT-3$12,000$500
    John Nathan DealRGA-9$0$0
    Bill DelahuntDMA-10$0$0
    Charlie DentRPA-15$3,500$0
    Lincoln Diaz-BalartRFL-21$0$0
    Mario Diaz-BalartRFL-25$0$0
    Norm DicksDWA-6$0$0
    John D. DingellDMI-15$5,000$0
    Lloyd DoggettDTX-25$3,000$0
    Joe DonnellyDIN-2$0$0
    Mike DoyleDPA-14$1,000$0
    David DreierRCA-26$0$0
    Steve DriehausDOH-1$0$0
    John "Jimmy" DuncanRTN-2$0$0
    Donna F. EdwardsDMD-4$0$0
    Thomas "Chet" EdwardsDTX-17$1,000$0
    Vern EhlersRMI-3$0$0
    Keith EllisonDMN-5$0$250
    John "Brad" EllsworthDIN-8$6,000$0
    Jo Ann EmersonRMO-8$2,000$0
    Eliot L. EngelDNY-17$2,000$0
    Anna G. EshooDCA-14$0$0
    Bob EtheridgeDNC-2$4,000$0
    Eni F. H. FaleomavaegaDAS$0$0
    Mary FallinROK-5$0$0
    Sam FarrDCA-17$7,000$0
    Chaka FattahDPA-2$0$0
    Bob FilnerDCA-51$1,000$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ-6$500$0
    John FlemingRLA-4$7,000$0
    J. "Randy" ForbesRVA-4$760$0
    Jeff FortenberryRNE-1$1,000$0
    George "Bill" FosterDIL-14$0$0
    Virginia FoxxRNC-5$0$0
    Barney FrankDMA-4$4,500$0
    Trent FranksRAZ-2$0$0
    Rodney P. FrelinghuysenRNJ-11$0$0
    Marcia L. FudgeDOH-11$0$0
    Elton GalleglyRCA-24$6,750$0
    Ernest Scott GarrettRNJ-5$0$0
    Jim GerlachRPA-6$6,500$0
    Gabrielle GiffordsDAZ-8$10,900$0
    John "Phil" GingreyRGA-11$2,600$0
    Louie GohmertRTX-1$0$0
    Charlie GonzalezDTX-20$0$0
    Bob GoodlatteRVA-6$3,000$0
    Bart GordonDTN-6$0$0
    Kay GrangerRTX-12$3,500$0
    Sam GravesRMO-6$7,500$0
    Alan GraysonDFL-8$0$0
    Al GreenDTX-9$0$0
    Raymond "Gene" GreenDTX-29$0$0
    Parker GriffithRAL-5$2,000$0
    Raúl M. GrijalvaDAZ-7$3,500$0
    Steven Brett GuthrieRKY-2$3,000$0
    Luis V. GutiérrezDIL-4$0$0
    John HallDNY-19$1,300$0
    Ralph M. HallRTX-4$2,700$0
    Debbie HalvorsonDIL-11$2,000$0
    Phil HareDIL-17$1,500$450
    Jane HarmanDCA-36$0$0
    Gregg HarperRMS-3$1,000$0
    Alcee L. HastingsDFL-23$1,000$0
    Richard "Doc" HastingsRWA-4$1,000$500
    Martin HeinrichDNM-1$2,500$250
    Dean HellerRNV-2$300$0
    Jeb HensarlingRTX-5$1,750$0
    Wally HergerRCA-2$2,000$0
    Stephanie Herseth SandlinDSD$5,500$250
    Brian HigginsDNY-27$0$0
    Baron HillDIN-9$1,000$0
    Jim HimesDCT-4$1,000$0
    Maurice D. HincheyDNY-22$7,500$0
    Rubén HinojosaDTX-15$0$0
    Mazie K. HironoDHI-2$0$0
    Paul HodesDNH-2$0$750
    Pete HoekstraRMI-2$0$0
    Thomas "Tim" HoldenDPA-17$5,500$0
    Rush HoltDNJ-12$0$0
    Mike HondaDCA-15$0$0
    Steny H. HoyerDMD-5$4,500$0
    Duncan HunterRCA-52$1,000$0
    Bob InglisRSC-4$0$0
    Jay InsleeDWA-1$0$0
    Steve IsraelDNY-2$2,000$0
    Darrell E. IssaRCA-49$2,000$0
    Sheila Jackson LeeDTX-18$0$0
    Jesse L. Jackson Jr.DIL-2$1,000$0
    Lynn JenkinsRKS-2$1,000$0
    Eddie Bernice JohnsonDTX-30$0$0
    Henry "Hank" JohnsonDGA-4$0$0
    Sam JohnsonRTX-3$1,250$0
    Tim JohnsonRIL-15$1,000$0
    Walter B. JonesRNC-3$1,000$0
    Jim JordanROH-4$300$0
    Steve KagenDWI-8$1,000$0
    Paul KanjorskiDPA-11$1,000$0
    Marcy KapturDOH-9$1,000$0
    Patrick KennedyDRI-1$0$0
    Dale E. KildeeDMI-5$1,000$0
    Carolyn KilpatrickDMI-13$0$0
    Mary Jo KilroyDOH-15$2,000$1,500
    Ron KindDWI-3$2,850$0
    Pete KingRNY-3$0$0
    Steve KingRIA-5$3,250$0
    Jack KingstonRGA-1$10,000$0
    Mark KirkRIL-10$11,500$0
    Ann KirkpatrickDAZ-1$3,000$0
    Larry KissellDNC-8$5,000$0
    Ron KleinDFL-22$0$0
    John KlineRMN-2$12,000$0
    Suzanne KosmasDFL-24$1,100$0
    Frank KratovilDMD-1$9,250$0
    Dennis J. KucinichDOH-10$1,750$0
    Steve LaTouretteROH-14$0$0
    Doug LambornRCO-5$0$0
    Leonard LanceRNJ-7$3,000$0
    Jim LangevinDRI-2$0$0
    Rick LarsenDWA-2$250$0
    John B. LarsonDCT-1$4,450$0
    Tom LathamRIA-4$6,000$0
    Bob LattaROH-5$0$0
    Barbara LeeDCA-9$1,000$0
    Chris LeeRNY-26$0$0
    Sandy LevinDMI-12$1,000$0
    Charles "Jerry" LewisRCA-41$2,000$0
    John LewisDGA-5$0$0
    John LinderRGA-7$0$0
    Dan LipinskiDIL-3$0$0
    Frank A. LoBiondoRNJ-2$2,000$0
    Dave LoebsackDIA-2$500$0
    Zoe LofgrenDCA-16$0$0
    Nita M. LoweyDNY-18$7,800$0
    Frank D. LucasROK-3$10,250$0
    Blaine LuetkemeyerRMO-9$1,000$0
    Ben Ray LujánDNM-3$0$0
    Cynthia M. LummisRWY$3,750$0
    Dan LungrenRCA-3$4,500$0
    Stephen F. LynchDMA-9$0$0
    Connie MackRFL-14$250$0
    Dan MaffeiDNY-25$1,500$0
    Carolyn B. MaloneyDNY-14$250$0
    Don ManzulloRIL-16$400$0
    Kenny MarchantRTX-24$1,000$0
    Betsy MarkeyDCO-4$2,700$0
    Ed MarkeyDMA-7$0$0
    Jim MarshallDGA-8$0$0
    Eric MassaDNY-29$1,000$0
    Jim MathesonDUT-2$4,000$0
    Doris O. MatsuiDCA-5$0$0
    Carolyn McCarthyDNY-4$0$0
    Kevin McCarthyRCA-22$2,500$0
    Michael T. McCaulRTX-10$9,950$0
    Tom McClintockRCA-4$550$0
    Betty McCollumDMN-4$0$0
    Thaddeus McCotterRMI-11$2,000$0
    Jim McDermottDWA-7$0$0
    Jim McGovernDMA-3$0$0
    Patrick T. McHenryRNC-10$2,000$0
    John McHughRNY-23$0$0
    Douglas "Mike" McIntyreDNC-7$2,500$0
    Howard P. "Buck" McKeonRCA-25$0$0
    Mike McMahonDNY-13$500$0
    Cathy McMorris RodgersRWA-5$3,250$0
    Jerry McNerneyDCA-11$5,450$0
    Kendrick MeekDFL-17$0$0
    Gregory W. MeeksDNY-6$0$0
    Charlie MelanconDLA-3$0$0
    John L. MicaRFL-7$0$0
    Mike MichaudDME-2$2,000$0
    Candice S. MillerRMI-10$0$0
    Gary G. MillerRCA-42$0$0
    George MillerDCA-7$2,000$0
    Jeff MillerRFL-1$1,400$0
    R. "Brad" MillerDNC-13$500$0
    Walt MinnickDID-1$3,400$0
    Harry MitchellDAZ-5$0$0
    Alan MollohanDWV-1$0$5,000
    Dennis MooreDKS-3$0$0
    Gwen MooreDWI-4$0$0
    Jim MoranDVA-8$15,350$0
    Jerry MoranRKS-1$17,000$0
    Chris MurphyDCT-5$250$0
    Patrick MurphyDPA-8$3,200$0
    Matthew Scott MurphyDNY-20$1,000$0
    Tim MurphyRPA-18$4,500$0
    John MurthaDPA-12$0$0
    Sue Wilkins MyrickRNC-9$2,500$0
    Jerry NadlerDNY-8$0$0
    Grace F. NapolitanoDCA-38$0$0
    Richard E. NealDMA-2$1,500$0
    Robert "Randy" NeugebauerRTX-19$2,500$0
    Eleanor Holmes NortonDDC$0$0
    Devin NunesRCA-21$0$0
    Glenn NyeDVA-2$0$0
    Jim OberstarDMN-8$300$0
    Dave ObeyDWI-7$5,000$0
    Pete OlsonRTX-22$250$0
    John W. OlverDMA-1$1,000$0
    Solomon OrtizDTX-27$0$0
    Frank Pallone, Jr.DNJ-6$3,000$0
    Bill PascrellDNJ-8$1,000$0
    Ed PastorDAZ-4$0$0
    Ron PaulRTX-14$0$0
    Erik PaulsenRMN-3$8,000$1,250
    Donald PayneDNJ-10$0$0
    Nancy PelosiDCA-8$0$0
    Mike PenceRIN-6$6,200$0
    Ed PerlmutterDCO-7$1,500$0
    Tom PerrielloDVA-5$1,000$250
    Gary C. PetersDMI-9$12,600$0
    Collin C. PetersonDMN-7$11,500$0
    Tom PetriRWI-6$0$0
    Pedro R. PierluisiDPR$0$0
    Rochelle "Chellie" PingreeDME-1$0$0
    Joe PittsRPA-16$4,000$0
    Todd Russell PlattsRPA-19$0$0
    Lloyd "Ted" PoeRTX-2$1,000$0
    Jared PolisDCO-2$0$0
    Earl PomeroyDND$2,000$0
    Bill PoseyRFL-15$1,000$0
    David E. PriceDNC-4$5,000$0
    Tom PriceRGA-6$11,900$0
    Adam PutnamRFL-12$0$0
    Mike QuigleyDIL-5$2,200$0
    George RadanovichRCA-19$0$0
    Nick J. Rahall IIDWV-3$3,000$2,500
    Charlie RangelDNY-15$1,000$0
    Denny RehbergRMT$300$0
    David G. ReichertRWA-8$3,500$0
    Silvestre ReyesDTX-16$0$0
    Laura RichardsonDCA-37$0$0
    Ciro RodriguezDTX-23$0$0
    David "Phil" RoeRTN-1$1,000$0
    Harold "Hal" RogersRKY-5$1,000$0
    Mike D. RogersRAL-3$250$0
    Mike RogersRMI-8$4,000$0
    Dana RohrabacherRCA-46$0$0
    Tom RooneyRFL-16$3,000$0
    Ileana Ros-LehtinenRFL-18$0$0
    Peter J. RoskamRIL-6$2,500$0
    Mike RossDAR-4$11,500$0
    Steve RothmanDNJ-9$0$0
    Lucille Roybal-AllardDCA-34$0$0
    Ed RoyceRCA-40$0$0
    C.A. "Dutch" RuppersbergerDMD-2$0$0
    Bobby L. RushDIL-1$0$0
    Paul D. RyanRWI-1$11,400$0
    Tim RyanDOH-17$1,000$0
    Gregorio "Kilili" SablanDMP$0$0
    John SalazarDCO-3$3,000$0
    Loretta SanchezDCA-47$0$0
    John P. SarbanesDMD-3$1,000$0
    Steve ScaliseRLA-1$500$0
    Jan SchakowskyDIL-9$2,000$500
    Mark SchauerDMI-7$4,750$500
    Adam B. SchiffDCA-29$500$0
    Jeannette "Jean" SchmidtROH-2$0$0
    Aaron SchockRIL-18$2,200$0
    Kurt SchraderDOR-5$34,950$0
    Allyson Y. SchwartzDPA-13$0$0
    David ScottDGA-13$10,000$0
    Bobby ScottDVA-3$0$0
    F. "Jim" SensenbrennerRWI-5$2,000$0
    José E. SerranoDNY-16$0$0
    Pete SessionsRTX-32$2,000$0
    Joe SestakDPA-7$3,150$0
    John ShadeggRAZ-3$0$0
    Carol Shea-PorterDNH-1$0$0
    Brad ShermanDCA-27$0$0
    John ShimkusRIL-19$3,800$0
    Joseph Heath ShulerDNC-11$3,000$0
    Bill ShusterRPA-9$0$0
    Mike SimpsonRID-2$2,000$0
    Albio SiresDNJ-13$0$0
    Isaac "Ike" SkeltonDMO-4$1,000$0
    Louise McIntosh SlaughterDNY-28$0$0
    David Adam SmithDWA-9$0$0
    Adrian SmithRNE-3$9,000$0
    Chris SmithRNJ-4$2,000$0
    Lamar SmithRTX-21$2,500$0
    Vic SnyderDAR-2$0$0
    Mark SouderRIN-3$1,000$0
    Zack SpaceDOH-18$4,000$0
    Karen "Jackie" SpeierDCA-12$2,000$0
    John SprattDSC-5$1,000$0
    Fortney "Pete" StarkDCA-13$0$0
    Cliff StearnsRFL-6$1,250$0
    Bart StupakDMI-1$0$0
    John SullivanROK-1$0$0
    Betty SuttonDOH-13$4,500$250
    Linda T. SánchezDCA-39$1,000$0
    John TannerDTN-8$3,000$0
    Gary "Gene" TaylorDMS-4$1,000$0
    Harry TeagueDNM-2$500$0
    Lee TerryRNE-2$3,500$0
    Bennie G. ThompsonDMS-2$0$0
    Glenn ThompsonRPA-5$1,000$0
    C. Mike ThompsonDCA-1$2,000$0
    William "Mac" ThornberryRTX-13$1,250$0
    Todd TiahrtRKS-4$4,600$0
    Pat TiberiROH-12$12,750$0
    John F. TierneyDMA-6$0$0
    Alice "Dina" TitusDNV-3$12,300$0
    Paul TonkoDNY-21$250$0
    Ed TownsDNY-10$1,000$0
    Niki TsongasDMA-5$1,000$0
    Mike TurnerROH-3$1,000$0
    Fred UptonRMI-6$3,500$0
    Chris Van HollenDMD-8$3,000$0
    Nydia M. VelázquezDNY-12$9,000$0
    Pete ViscloskyDIN-1$0$0
    Greg WaldenROR-2$6,500$0
    Tim WalzDMN-1$250$0
    Zach WampRTN-3$0$0
    Debbie Wasserman SchultzDFL-20$3,000$0
    Maxine WatersDCA-35$0$0
    Diane WatsonDCA-33$0$0
    Mel WattDNC-12$0$0
    Henry A. WaxmanDCA-30$7,000$0
    Anthony WeinerDNY-9$0$0
    Peter WelchDVT$1,250$0
    Lynn A. WestmorelandRGA-3$2,100$0
    Robert WexlerDFL-19$0$0
    Ed WhitfieldRKY-1$3,500$0
    Charlie WilsonDOH-6$1,000$0
    Addison "Joe" WilsonRSC-2$1,500$0
    Robert J. WittmanRVA-1$750$1,250
    Frank R. WolfRVA-10$5,400$0
    Lynn C. WoolseyDCA-6$1,000$0
    David WuDOR-1$0$0
    John A. YarmuthDKY-3$3,650$0
    C. W. "Bill" YoungRFL-10$2,000$0
    Don YoungRAK$1,000$0

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    Neil AbercrombieDHI-1$0$0
    Gary L. AckermanDNY-5$2,000$0
    Robert B. AderholtRAL-4$0$0
    John AdlerDNJ-3$8,550$0
    W. Todd AkinRMO-2$0$0
    Rodney AlexanderRLA-5$1,500$0
    Jason AltmireDPA-4$0$0
    Rob AndrewsDNJ-1$500$0
    Mike ArcuriDNY-24$0$0
    Steve AustriaROH-7$1,000$0
    Joe BacaDCA-43$1,000$0
    Michele BachmannRMN-6$9,350$0
    Spencer BachusRAL-6$1,000$0
    Brian BairdDWA-3$0$0
    Tammy BaldwinDWI-2$5,250$0
    James Gresham BarrettRSC-3$0$0
    John BarrowDGA-12$2,000$0
    Roscoe G. BartlettRMD-6$1,000$0
    Joe BartonRTX-6$2,000$0
    Melissa BeanDIL-8$3,000$0
    Xavier BecerraDCA-31$0$0
    Rochelle "Shelley" BerkleyDNV-1$6,100$0
    Howard L. BermanDCA-28$0$0
    Robert Marion BerryDAR-1$0$0
    Judy BiggertRIL-13$0$0
    Brian P. BilbrayRCA-50$0$0
    Gus M. BilirakisRFL-9$2,725$0
    Rob BishopRUT-1$0$0
    Sanford D. Bishop, Jr.DGA-2$1,000$0
    Tim BishopDNY-1$1,000$0
    Marsha BlackburnRTN-7$3,000$0
    Earl BlumenauerDOR-3$9,750$0
    Roy BluntRMO-7$16,350$0
    John BoccieriDOH-16$1,000$0
    John A. BoehnerROH-8$16,500$0
    Jo BonnerRAL-1$0$0
    Mary Bono MackRCA-45$5,475$0
    John BoozmanRAR-3$7,750$0
    Madeleine Z. BordalloDGU$2,000$1,000
    Dan BorenDOK-2$5,000$0
    Leonard L. BoswellDIA-3$10,250$0
    Rick BoucherDVA-9$0$0
    Charles W. Boustany Jr.RLA-7$4,900$0
    Fred Allen BoydDFL-2$9,500$0
    Kevin BradyRTX-8$1,000$0
    Bob BradyDPA-1$0$0
    Bruce L. BraleyDIA-1$0$0
    Bobby BrightDAL-2$6,000$0
    Paul C. BrounRGA-10$0$0
    Corrine BrownDFL-3$500$0
    Henry BrownRSC-1$3,500$0
    Ginny Brown-WaiteRFL-5$0$0
    Vern BuchananRFL-13$7,000$0
    Michael C. BurgessRTX-26$1,250$0
    Dan BurtonRIN-5$5,500$0
    George "G.K." ButterfieldDNC-1$0$0
    Steve BuyerRIN-4$1,000$0
    Ken CalvertRCA-44$3,500$0
    Dave CampRMI-4$9,500$0
    John CampbellRCA-48$3,000$0
    Eric CantorRVA-7$8,250$0
    Anh "Joseph" CaoRLA-2$0$0
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV-2$0$0
    Lois CappsDCA-23$0$0
    Mike CapuanoDMA-8$1,500$0
    Dennis CardozaDCA-18$2,000$0
    John "Russ" CarnahanDMO-3$3,000$0
    Chris CarneyDPA-10$0$0
    André CarsonDIN-7$0$0
    John R. CarterRTX-31$4,000$0
    Bill CassidyRLA-6$4,500$0
    Mike CastleRDE$8,750$0
    Kathy CastorDFL-11$1,000$0
    Jason ChaffetzRUT-3$0$0
    Albert "Ben" ChandlerDKY-6$3,400$0
    Travis ChildersDMS-1$3,000$0
    Donna Christian-ChristensenDVI$0$0
    Judy ChuDCA-32$500$0
    Yvette D. ClarkeDNY-11$0$0
    William Lacy ClayDMO-1$1,000$0
    Emanuel CleaverDMO-5$1,000$0
    Jim ClyburnDSC-6$1,000$0
    John Howard CobleRNC-6$1,750$0
    Mike CoffmanRCO-6$1,000$0
    Steve CohenDTN-9$5,000$0
    Tom ColeROK-4$0$0
    K. "Mike" ConawayRTX-11$1,000$0
    Gerry ConnollyDVA-11$0$0
    John Conyers, Jr.DMI-14$1,000$0
    Jim CooperDTN-5$0$0
    Jim CostaDCA-20$250$0
    Jerry F. CostelloDIL-12$0$0
    Joe CourtneyDCT-2$1,000$0
    Ander CrenshawRFL-4$0$0
    Joe CrowleyDNY-7$1,000$0
    Henry CuellarDTX-28$0$0
    John Abney CulbersonRTX-7$500$0
    Elijah E. CummingsDMD-7$2,000$0
    Kathy DahlkemperDPA-3$4,000$0
    Artur DavisDAL-7$0$0
    Danny K. DavisDIL-7$0$0
    Geoff DavisRKY-4$0$0
    Lincoln DavisDTN-4$5,450$0
    Susan A. DavisDCA-53$0$0
    Peter A. DeFazioDOR-4$2,000$0
    Diana DeGetteDCO-1$0$0
    Rosa L. DeLauroDCT-3$12,000$500
    John Nathan DealRGA-9$0$0
    Bill DelahuntDMA-10$0$0
    Charlie DentRPA-15$3,500$0
    Lincoln Diaz-BalartRFL-21$0$0
    Mario Diaz-BalartRFL-25$0$0
    Norm DicksDWA-6$0$0
    John D. DingellDMI-15$5,000$0
    Lloyd DoggettDTX-25$3,000$0
    Joe DonnellyDIN-2$0$0
    Mike DoyleDPA-14$1,000$0
    David DreierRCA-26$0$0
    Steve DriehausDOH-1$0$0
    John "Jimmy" DuncanRTN-2$0$0
    Donna F. EdwardsDMD-4$0$0
    Thomas "Chet" EdwardsDTX-17$1,000$0
    Vern EhlersRMI-3$0$0
    Keith EllisonDMN-5$0$250
    John "Brad" EllsworthDIN-8$6,000$0
    Jo Ann EmersonRMO-8$2,000$0
    Eliot L. EngelDNY-17$2,000$0
    Anna G. EshooDCA-14$0$0
    Bob EtheridgeDNC-2$4,000$0
    Eni F. H. FaleomavaegaDAS$0$0
    Mary FallinROK-5$0$0
    Sam FarrDCA-17$7,000$0
    Chaka FattahDPA-2$0$0
    Bob FilnerDCA-51$1,000$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ-6$500$0
    John FlemingRLA-4$7,000$0
    J. "Randy" ForbesRVA-4$760$0
    Jeff FortenberryRNE-1$1,000$0
    George "Bill" FosterDIL-14$0$0
    Virginia FoxxRNC-5$0$0
    Barney FrankDMA-4$4,500$0
    Trent FranksRAZ-2$0$0
    Rodney P. FrelinghuysenRNJ-11$0$0
    Marcia L. FudgeDOH-11$0$0
    Elton GalleglyRCA-24$6,750$0
    Ernest Scott GarrettRNJ-5$0$0
    Jim GerlachRPA-6$6,500$0
    Gabrielle GiffordsDAZ-8$10,900$0
    John "Phil" GingreyRGA-11$2,600$0
    Louie GohmertRTX-1$0$0
    Charlie GonzalezDTX-20$0$0
    Bob GoodlatteRVA-6$3,000$0
    Bart GordonDTN-6$0$0
    Kay GrangerRTX-12$3,500$0
    Sam GravesRMO-6$7,500$0
    Alan GraysonDFL-8$0$0
    Al GreenDTX-9$0$0
    Raymond "Gene" GreenDTX-29$0$0
    Parker GriffithRAL-5$2,000$0
    Raúl M. GrijalvaDAZ-7$3,500$0
    Steven Brett GuthrieRKY-2$3,000$0
    Luis V. GutiérrezDIL-4$0$0
    John HallDNY-19$1,300$0
    Ralph M. HallRTX-4$2,700$0
    Debbie HalvorsonDIL-11$2,000$0
    Phil HareDIL-17$1,500$450
    Jane HarmanDCA-36$0$0
    Gregg HarperRMS-3$1,000$0
    Alcee L. HastingsDFL-23$1,000$0
    Richard "Doc" HastingsRWA-4$1,000$500
    Martin HeinrichDNM-1$2,500$250
    Dean HellerRNV-2$300$0
    Jeb HensarlingRTX-5$1,750$0
    Wally HergerRCA-2$2,000$0
    Stephanie Herseth SandlinDSD$5,500$250
    Brian HigginsDNY-27$0$0
    Baron HillDIN-9$1,000$0
    Jim HimesDCT-4$1,000$0
    Maurice D. HincheyDNY-22$7,500$0
    Rubén HinojosaDTX-15$0$0
    Mazie K. HironoDHI-2$0$0
    Paul HodesDNH-2$0$750
    Pete HoekstraRMI-2$0$0
    Thomas "Tim" HoldenDPA-17$5,500$0
    Rush HoltDNJ-12$0$0
    Mike HondaDCA-15$0$0
    Steny H. HoyerDMD-5$4,500$0
    Duncan HunterRCA-52$1,000$0
    Bob InglisRSC-4$0$0
    Jay InsleeDWA-1$0$0
    Steve IsraelDNY-2$2,000$0
    Darrell E. IssaRCA-49$2,000$0
    Sheila Jackson LeeDTX-18$0$0
    Jesse L. Jackson Jr.DIL-2$1,000$0
    Lynn JenkinsRKS-2$1,000$0
    Eddie Bernice JohnsonDTX-30$0$0
    Henry "Hank" JohnsonDGA-4$0$0
    Sam JohnsonRTX-3$1,250$0
    Tim JohnsonRIL-15$1,000$0
    Walter B. JonesRNC-3$1,000$0
    Jim JordanROH-4$300$0
    Steve KagenDWI-8$1,000$0
    Paul KanjorskiDPA-11$1,000$0
    Marcy KapturDOH-9$1,000$0
    Patrick KennedyDRI-1$0$0
    Dale E. KildeeDMI-5$1,000$0
    Carolyn KilpatrickDMI-13$0$0
    Mary Jo KilroyDOH-15$2,000$1,500
    Ron KindDWI-3$2,850$0
    Pete KingRNY-3$0$0
    Steve KingRIA-5$3,250$0
    Jack KingstonRGA-1$10,000$0
    Mark KirkRIL-10$11,500$0
    Ann KirkpatrickDAZ-1$3,000$0
    Larry KissellDNC-8$5,000$0
    Ron KleinDFL-22$0$0
    John KlineRMN-2$12,000$0
    Suzanne KosmasDFL-24$1,100$0
    Frank KratovilDMD-1$9,250$0
    Dennis J. KucinichDOH-10$1,750$0
    Steve LaTouretteROH-14$0$0
    Doug LambornRCO-5$0$0
    Leonard LanceRNJ-7$3,000$0
    Jim LangevinDRI-2$0$0
    Rick LarsenDWA-2$250$0
    John B. LarsonDCT-1$4,450$0
    Tom LathamRIA-4$6,000$0
    Bob LattaROH-5$0$0
    Barbara LeeDCA-9$1,000$0
    Chris LeeRNY-26$0$0
    Sandy LevinDMI-12$1,000$0
    Charles "Jerry" LewisRCA-41$2,000$0
    John LewisDGA-5$0$0
    John LinderRGA-7$0$0
    Dan LipinskiDIL-3$0$0
    Frank A. LoBiondoRNJ-2$2,000$0
    Dave LoebsackDIA-2$500$0
    Zoe LofgrenDCA-16$0$0
    Nita M. LoweyDNY-18$7,800$0
    Frank D. LucasROK-3$10,250$0
    Blaine LuetkemeyerRMO-9$1,000$0
    Ben Ray LujánDNM-3$0$0
    Cynthia M. LummisRWY$3,750$0
    Dan LungrenRCA-3$4,500$0
    Stephen F. LynchDMA-9$0$0
    Connie MackRFL-14$250$0
    Dan MaffeiDNY-25$1,500$0
    Carolyn B. MaloneyDNY-14$250$0
    Don ManzulloRIL-16$400$0
    Kenny MarchantRTX-24$1,000$0
    Betsy MarkeyDCO-4$2,700$0
    Ed MarkeyDMA-7$0$0
    Jim MarshallDGA-8$0$0
    Eric MassaDNY-29$1,000$0
    Jim MathesonDUT-2$4,000$0
    Doris O. MatsuiDCA-5$0$0
    Carolyn McCarthyDNY-4$0$0
    Kevin McCarthyRCA-22$2,500$0
    Michael T. McCaulRTX-10$9,950$0
    Tom McClintockRCA-4$550$0
    Betty McCollumDMN-4$0$0
    Thaddeus McCotterRMI-11$2,000$0
    Jim McDermottDWA-7$0$0
    Jim McGovernDMA-3$0$0
    Patrick T. McHenryRNC-10$2,000$0
    John McHughRNY-23$0$0
    Douglas "Mike" McIntyreDNC-7$2,500$0
    Howard P. "Buck" McKeonRCA-25$0$0
    Mike McMahonDNY-13$500$0
    Cathy McMorris RodgersRWA-5$3,250$0
    Jerry McNerneyDCA-11$5,450$0
    Kendrick MeekDFL-17$0$0
    Gregory W. MeeksDNY-6$0$0
    Charlie MelanconDLA-3$0$0
    John L. MicaRFL-7$0$0
    Mike MichaudDME-2$2,000$0
    Candice S. MillerRMI-10$0$0
    Gary G. MillerRCA-42$0$0
    George MillerDCA-7$2,000$0
    Jeff MillerRFL-1$1,400$0
    R. "Brad" MillerDNC-13$500$0
    Walt MinnickDID-1$3,400$0
    Harry MitchellDAZ-5$0$0
    Alan MollohanDWV-1$0$5,000
    Dennis MooreDKS-3$0$0
    Gwen MooreDWI-4$0$0
    Jim MoranDVA-8$15,350$0
    Jerry MoranRKS-1$17,000$0
    Chris MurphyDCT-5$250$0
    Patrick MurphyDPA-8$3,200$0
    Matthew Scott MurphyDNY-20$1,000$0
    Tim MurphyRPA-18$4,500$0
    John MurthaDPA-12$0$0
    Sue Wilkins MyrickRNC-9$2,500$0
    Jerry NadlerDNY-8$0$0
    Grace F. NapolitanoDCA-38$0$0
    Richard E. NealDMA-2$1,500$0
    Robert "Randy" NeugebauerRTX-19$2,500$0
    Eleanor Holmes NortonDDC$0$0
    Devin NunesRCA-21$0$0
    Glenn NyeDVA-2$0$0
    Jim OberstarDMN-8$300$0
    Dave ObeyDWI-7$5,000$0
    Pete OlsonRTX-22$250$0
    John W. OlverDMA-1$1,000$0
    Solomon OrtizDTX-27$0$0
    Frank Pallone, Jr.DNJ-6$3,000$0
    Bill PascrellDNJ-8$1,000$0
    Ed PastorDAZ-4$0$0
    Ron PaulRTX-14$0$0
    Erik PaulsenRMN-3$8,000$1,250
    Donald PayneDNJ-10$0$0
    Nancy PelosiDCA-8$0$0
    Mike PenceRIN-6$6,200$0
    Ed PerlmutterDCO-7$1,500$0
    Tom PerrielloDVA-5$1,000$250
    Gary C. PetersDMI-9$12,600$0
    Collin C. PetersonDMN-7$11,500$0
    Tom PetriRWI-6$0$0
    Pedro R. PierluisiDPR$0$0
    Rochelle "Chellie" PingreeDME-1$0$0
    Joe PittsRPA-16$4,000$0
    Todd Russell PlattsRPA-19$0$0
    Lloyd "Ted" PoeRTX-2$1,000$0
    Jared PolisDCO-2$0$0
    Earl PomeroyDND$2,000$0
    Bill PoseyRFL-15$1,000$0
    David E. PriceDNC-4$5,000$0
    Tom PriceRGA-6$11,900$0
    Adam PutnamRFL-12$0$0
    Mike QuigleyDIL-5$2,200$0
    George RadanovichRCA-19$0$0
    Nick J. Rahall IIDWV-3$3,000$2,500
    Charlie RangelDNY-15$1,000$0
    Denny RehbergRMT$300$0
    David G. ReichertRWA-8$3,500$0
    Silvestre ReyesDTX-16$0$0
    Laura RichardsonDCA-37$0$0
    Ciro RodriguezDTX-23$0$0
    David "Phil" RoeRTN-1$1,000$0
    Harold "Hal" RogersRKY-5$1,000$0
    Mike D. RogersRAL-3$250$0
    Mike RogersRMI-8$4,000$0
    Dana RohrabacherRCA-46$0$0
    Tom RooneyRFL-16$3,000$0
    Ileana Ros-LehtinenRFL-18$0$0
    Peter J. RoskamRIL-6$2,500$0
    Mike RossDAR-4$11,500$0
    Steve RothmanDNJ-9$0$0
    Lucille Roybal-AllardDCA-34$0$0
    Ed RoyceRCA-40$0$0
    C.A. "Dutch" RuppersbergerDMD-2$0$0
    Bobby L. RushDIL-1$0$0
    Paul D. RyanRWI-1$11,400$0
    Tim RyanDOH-17$1,000$0
    Gregorio "Kilili" SablanDMP$0$0
    John SalazarDCO-3$3,000$0
    Loretta SanchezDCA-47$0$0
    John P. SarbanesDMD-3$1,000$0
    Steve ScaliseRLA-1$500$0
    Jan SchakowskyDIL-9$2,000$500
    Mark SchauerDMI-7$4,750$500
    Adam B. SchiffDCA-29$500$0
    Jeannette "Jean" SchmidtROH-2$0$0
    Aaron SchockRIL-18$2,200$0
    Kurt SchraderDOR-5$34,950$0
    Allyson Y. SchwartzDPA-13$0$0
    David ScottDGA-13$10,000$0
    Bobby ScottDVA-3$0$0
    F. "Jim" SensenbrennerRWI-5$2,000$0
    José E. SerranoDNY-16$0$0
    Pete SessionsRTX-32$2,000$0
    Joe SestakDPA-7$3,150$0
    John ShadeggRAZ-3$0$0
    Carol Shea-PorterDNH-1$0$0
    Brad ShermanDCA-27$0$0
    John ShimkusRIL-19$3,800$0
    Joseph Heath ShulerDNC-11$3,000$0
    Bill ShusterRPA-9$0$0
    Mike SimpsonRID-2$2,000$0
    Albio SiresDNJ-13$0$0
    Isaac "Ike" SkeltonDMO-4$1,000$0
    Louise McIntosh SlaughterDNY-28$0$0
    David Adam SmithDWA-9$0$0
    Adrian SmithRNE-3$9,000$0
    Chris SmithRNJ-4$2,000$0
    Lamar SmithRTX-21$2,500$0
    Vic SnyderDAR-2$0$0
    Mark SouderRIN-3$1,000$0
    Zack SpaceDOH-18$4,000$0
    Karen "Jackie" SpeierDCA-12$2,000$0
    John SprattDSC-5$1,000$0
    Fortney "Pete" StarkDCA-13$0$0
    Cliff StearnsRFL-6$1,250$0
    Bart StupakDMI-1$0$0
    John SullivanROK-1$0$0
    Betty SuttonDOH-13$4,500$250
    Linda T. SánchezDCA-39$1,000$0
    John TannerDTN-8$3,000$0
    Gary "Gene" TaylorDMS-4$1,000$0
    Harry TeagueDNM-2$500$0
    Lee TerryRNE-2$3,500$0
    Bennie G. ThompsonDMS-2$0$0
    Glenn ThompsonRPA-5$1,000$0
    C. Mike ThompsonDCA-1$2,000$0
    William "Mac" ThornberryRTX-13$1,250$0
    Todd TiahrtRKS-4$4,600$0
    Pat TiberiROH-12$12,750$0
    John F. TierneyDMA-6$0$0
    Alice "Dina" TitusDNV-3$12,300$0
    Paul TonkoDNY-21$250$0
    Ed TownsDNY-10$1,000$0
    Niki TsongasDMA-5$1,000$0
    Mike TurnerROH-3$1,000$0
    Fred UptonRMI-6$3,500$0
    Chris Van HollenDMD-8$3,000$0
    Nydia M. VelázquezDNY-12$9,000$0
    Pete ViscloskyDIN-1$0$0
    Greg WaldenROR-2$6,500$0
    Tim WalzDMN-1$250$0
    Zach WampRTN-3$0$0
    Debbie Wasserman SchultzDFL-20$3,000$0
    Maxine WatersDCA-35$0$0
    Diane WatsonDCA-33$0$0
    Mel WattDNC-12$0$0
    Henry A. WaxmanDCA-30$7,000$0
    Anthony WeinerDNY-9$0$0
    Peter WelchDVT$1,250$0
    Lynn A. WestmorelandRGA-3$2,100$0
    Robert WexlerDFL-19$0$0
    Ed WhitfieldRKY-1$3,500$0
    Charlie WilsonDOH-6$1,000$0
    Addison "Joe" WilsonRSC-2$1,500$0
    Robert J. WittmanRVA-1$750$1,250
    Frank R. WolfRVA-10$5,400$0
    Lynn C. WoolseyDCA-6$1,000$0
    David WuDOR-1$0$0
    John A. YarmuthDKY-3$3,650$0
    C. W. "Bill" YoungRFL-10$2,000$0
    Don YoungRAK$1,000$0

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Veterinarians$513,710
    General business associations$258,400
    Animal Rights$178,700

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Hunting & wildlife$10,750
    Fiscal & tax policy$5,700
    Consumer groups$500
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