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Hoping TLAAS Act Bill Continues to Move

Dan Cattle, Legislative, Livestock

There is a bill in both the U.S. House and Senate that basically reforms federal Hours of Service (HOS) rules in a way that ensures animal welfare, highway safety and the well-being of livestock haulers. The Transporting Livestock Across America Safely (TLAAS) Act, H.R.6079, is a bill that U.S. Congressman Ted Yoho from Florida sponsors. Hoping TLAAS Act Bills Continue to Move

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New Hours of Service Bill in U.S. Senate

Dan Cattle, Livestock

Last week, a new bill was introduced in the U.S. Senate that basically reforms federal Hours of Service (HOS) rules in a way that ensures animal welfare, highway safety and the well-being of livestock haulers. The Transporting Livestock Across America Safely (TLAAS) Act was introduced by 10 senators. Allison Rivera, executive director of government affairs for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association …

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Cattle Groups Applaud Introduction of Livestock Hauling Bill

Dan Cattle, Industry News Release, Livestock

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, as well as the U.S. Cattlemen’s Association, were both pleased with the introduction of the Transporting Livestock Across America Safely Act on Wednesday. The NCBA says the legislation will reform the Hours of Service Rules in a way that ensures animal welfare, highway safety, and the well-being of livestock haulers. NCBA President and California producer …