WASHINGTON, DC ““ Rock ribbed conservative Southern Republican Representative Doug Collins (R-GA) is co-sponsoring the PAST ACT (Prevent All Soring Tactics Act).
REPRESENTATIVE DOUG COLLINS (R-GA)
There are now 108 Republicans backing the proposed legislation.
Elected to Congress in January 2013, Collins attended divinity school in New Orleans, then attended John Marshall Law School. He is a Chaplain in the USAF Reserve (Major), and is a Southern Baptist.
9TH DISTRICT OF GEORGIA
An overwhelming 2/3rds – 66% ““ of the U. S. House of Representatives now sponsors thePAST ACT.
Collins becomes the 288th Representatives of 435 Congressmen to co-sponsor the measure which equals 66% of the United States House of Representatives.The PAST ACT has strong bipartisan support. It is endorsed by the American Horse Council and the American Veterinary Medical Association.Momentum is building for a vote on the House Floor.The PAST ACT will remove the pads and chains, eliminate the corrupt HIOs and make horse soring a federal felony.
Nephew Eugene says those TWHBEA members were right on the money when they voted 63% landslide for passage of the PAST ACT. Right now the U. S. House is heading toward 67%+.
* For certain purposes, the total number of Congressman could be argued as #289 due to Congressman Bill Young (R-FL) having co-sponsored the PAST ACT prior to his death, and now his successor Congressman David Jolly (R-FL) has also co-sponsored the PAST ACT.