H.R.2240 - Bear Protection Act104th Congress (1995-1996)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Porter, John Edward [R-IL-10] (Introduced 08/04/1995)|
|Committees:||House - International Relations; Resources; Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||08/18/1995 Referred to the Subcommittee on International Economic Policy and Trade. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2240 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (08/04/1995)
Bear Protection Act - Directs the Secretary of the Interior to prohibit: (1) the import into, or export from, the United States of bear viscera; and (2) the sale, barter, offer of sale or barter, purchase, or possession with intent to sell or barter, in interstate or foreign commerce, of bear viscera.
Requires the Secretary to report to the Congress on the bear viscera trade and any U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service plans to monitor it. Requires the United States Trade Representative and the Secretary to discuss issues involving such trade with representatives of countries that are the leading importers, exporters, or consumers of such products.