Session notes: Horse slaughter
Published 04/17/2009, The Jamestown Sun
Legislators have given final approval to spending $50,000 in state funds to study building a horse slaughter plant in the state. The House took final action Thursday on House Bill 1496, which passed 86-5 The $50,000 was appropriated to the state Department of Commerce, which is to determine whether a horse slaughter plant is feasible, what the costs would be of constructing a new plant or converting an existing facility, how it could be financed.Word count: 533
The full article is available to newspaper subscribers. If you are a subscriber please log in to continue reading.