H.R.3987 - Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation Act of 1994103rd Congress (1993-1994)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Fields, Jack [R-TX-8] (Introduced 03/09/1994)|
|Committees:||House - Merchant Marine and Fisheries; Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||08/09/1994 See H.R.4924. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3987 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/09/1994)
Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation Act of 1994 - Establishes in the Treasury the Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation Fund, to be used for conservation project purposes. Directs the Secretary of the Interior to use amounts from the Fund to provide financial assistance for worldwide projects for the conservation of rhinoceroses and tigers. Outlines provisions concerning the submission of projects for such assistance and review and approval by the Secretary.
Provides sanctions against countries whose activities adversely affect rhinoceros or tiger conservation (such as the trading of rhinoceros horns), including a moratorium on the importation from such country of any fish and wildlife products. Provides for the review and termination of such moratoriums in appropriate circumstances. Allows additional economic sanctions.
Authorizes appropriations for FY 1995 through 1999.