H.R.1391 - To provide certain protections for wildlife on public lands from airborne hunting, and for other purposes.103rd Congress (1993-1994)
|Sponsor:||Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4] (Introduced 03/17/1993)|
|Committees:||House - Merchant Marine and Fisheries|
|Latest Action:||03/22/1993 Executive Comment Requested from Interior.|
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Summary: H.R.1391 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/17/1993)
Amends the Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956 to exempt from a prohibition on airborne hunting persons authorized by, or operating under permits of, States or the Federal Government to protect a native species that is listed as endangered or threatened under the Endangered Species Act (currently, to protect wildlife).
Requires States proposing to authorize persons to perform otherwise prohibited airborne hunting acts to report to the Secretary of the Interior if the acts: (1) will be performed for purposes of administering or protecting wildlife that is listed as an endangered or threatened species; or (2) affect lands or other resources administered by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) or the National Park Service.
Directs the Secretary to report to specified congressional committees on whether such proposed acts: (1) may be authorized by the State; or (2) affect BLM or Park Service lands or resources.