S.968 - Bear Protection Act104th Congress (1995-1996)
|Sponsor:||Sen. McConnell, Mitch [R-KY] (Introduced 06/27/1995)|
|Committees:||Senate - Finance|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/27/1995 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.968 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (06/27/1995)
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.