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Captive Wildlife Safety Act

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A bill to amend the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 to further the conservation of certain wildlife species.

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10/03/2002Introduced in Senate

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10/03/2002Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
Action By: Senate
10/03/2002Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S9905-9906)
Action By: Senate

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Smith, Bob [R-NH]* 10/03/2002

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Senate Environment and Public Works10/03/2002 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (10/03/2002)

Captive Wildlife Safety Act - Amends the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 to define "prohibited wildlife species" as any live lion, tiger, leopard, cheetah, jaguar, or cougar.

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), any incorporated humane society, animal shelter, or society for the prevention of cruelty to animals, persons transporting prohibited wildlife species to any such facility, and specified related organizations.