H.R.5226 - Captive Wildlife Safety Act107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-7] (Introduced 07/25/2002)|
|Committees:||House - Resources|
|Latest Action:||08/05/2002 Referred to the Subcommittee on Fisheries Conservation, Wildlife and Oceans.|
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Summary: H.R.5226 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Captive Wildlife Safety Act - Amends the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 to define "prohibited wildlife species" as any live lion, tiger, leopard, cheetah, jaguar, cougar, or bear.
Introduced in House (07/25/2002)
Declares it a prohibited act for any person to import, export, transport, sell, receive, acquire, or purchase in interstate or foreign commerce any prohibited wildlife species. Exempts from this prohibition licensed zoos, circuses, accredited sanctuaries, federally-licensed breeders, State entities (universities, wildlife rehabilitators or veterinarians), animal shelters, persons transporting prohibited wildlife species to any such facility, and specified related organizations.