S.361 - Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation Act of 1998105th Congress (1997-1998)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Jeffords, James M. [R-VT] (Introduced 02/26/1997)|
|Committees:||Senate - Environment and Public Works|
|Committee Reports:||S. Rept. 105-282|
|Latest Action:||10/16/1998 Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 601, papers are returned to the Senate.|
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Summary: S.361 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate amended (10/08/1998)
Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation Act of 1998 - Amends the Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation Act of 1994 to prohibit the sale, importation, and exportation of products intended for human consumption or application containing, or labeled or advertised as containing, any substance derived from any species of rhinoceros or tiger.
Sets forth both criminal and civil penalties.
Directs the Secretary of the Interior to develop and implement an educational outreach program in the United States for the conservation of rhinoceros and tiger species.
Authorizes appropriations through FY 2002.