John Conyers (MI) has introduced this bill to the 111th Congress. It is currently in the Judiciary Committee. As of 6/3/2009, there are 130 co-sponsors to this anti horse slaughter bill. New Jersey is currently represented by:
Robert Andrews (1st district)
Frank LoBiondo (2nd district)
John Adler (3rd district)
Christopher Smith (4th district)
Frank Pallone (6th district)
Leonard Lance (7th district)
Bill Pascrell (8th district)
Steven Rothman (9th district)
Donald Payne (10th district)
Rodney Frelinghuysen (11th district)
Rush Holt (12th district)
Albio Sires (13)
New co sponsors are in italics. All but one of NJ's representatives in Congress are co sponsors.
There is a companion bill in the Senate. Both NJ senators, Lautenberg and Menendez are co sponsors!