S.3038 - Captive Wildlife Safety Act107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Jeffords, James M. [I-VT] (Introduced 10/03/2002)|
|Committees:||Senate - Environment and Public Works|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 10/03/2002 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.3038 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All 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, or cougar.
Introduced in Senate (10/03/2002)
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), 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.