Summary: H.R.1404 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.1404. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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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.