H.R.1404 - To end the use of steel jaw leghold traps on animals in the United States.104th Congress (1995-1996)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-18] (Introduced 04/05/1995)|
|Committees:||House - Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 04/24/1995 Referred to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Hazardous Materials. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1404 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/05/1995)
Prohibits the shipment in interstate or foreign commerce of steel jaw leghold traps and of articles of fur derived from animals trapped in such traps.
Prescribes criminal penalties for violations of this Act.
Directs the Secretary of the Interior to reward nongovernment informers for information leading to a conviction under this Act. Empowers enforcement officials to detain, search, and seize suspected merchandise or documents and to make arrests with and without warrants. Subjects seized merchandise to forfeiture.