H.R.5534 - Bear Protection Act of 2008110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Grijalva, Raul M. [D-AZ-7] (Introduced 03/05/2008)|
|Committees:||House - Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||03/11/2008 Subcommittee Hearings Held.|
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Summary: H.R.5534 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/05/2008)
Bear Protection Act of 2008 - Amends the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 to make it unlawful for any person to import, export, transport, sell, receive, acquire, or purchase in interstate or foreign commerce bear viscera. Defines "bear viscera" as the body fluids or internal organs of a bear, including its gallbladder and excluding its blood or brains.
Provides that this Act does not affect the regulation by any state of its bear populations or affect the hunting of bears that is lawful under state laws.