FROM THE GOLDEN STATE OF CALIFORNIA #290* REPRESENTATIVE XAVIER BECERRA (D-CA) CHAIRMAN OF HOUSE DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS ADDS GRAVITAS TO PAST ACT

WASHINGTON, DC  ““    Representative  Xavier Becerra  (D-CA)    is co-sponsoring the  PAST ACT  (Prevent All Soring Tactics Act).

REPRESENTATIVE XAVIER BECERRA (D-CA)

REPRESENTATIVE XAVIER BECERRA (D-CA)

34TH DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA

34TH DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA

Elected to Congress in 1993,    Becerra is the ranking Democrat on the House Ways and Means  Committee.

Interestingly,  in his 2011 reelection race Becerra trounced  Republican Stephen Smith 85.6% to 14.4%.

An overwhelming  2/3rds    –  67%  ““ of the U. S. House of Representatives now sponsors the  PAST ACT.

 Becerra becomes the  290th  Representatives of  435  Congressmen to co-sponsor the measure which equals  67%  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.
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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  67%.
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* For certain purposes, the total number of Congressman could be argued as #291 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.