Pennsylvania Bans Transport of Horses in Multi-Level Vehicles

A new law now makes it illegal to transport any "equine animal" in a vehicle with two or more levels stacked on top of one another within the state of Pennsylvania. The Pennsylvania Horse Transport Bill, or House Bill 1139, was signed into law on June 25, 2001. Republican Jim Lynch and 60 co-sponsors first referred the bill to the Pennsylvania General Assembly in March 2001.

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