Text: H.R.6486 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

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111th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 6486


To amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to provide that inclusion of the gray wolf, or any distinct population segment of gray wolf, in the State of Utah on any list of endangered species or threatened species shall have no force or effect.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

December 2, 2010

Mr. Bishop of Utah (for himself and Mr. Chaffetz) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources


A BILL

To amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to provide that inclusion of the gray wolf, or any distinct population segment of gray wolf, in the State of Utah on any list of endangered species or threatened species shall have no force or effect.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “State of Utah Wildlife Management Sovereignty Act”.

SEC. 2. Status of gray wolf in Utah as endangered species or threatened species.

Section 4 of the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 U.S.C. 1533) is amended by adding at the end the following:

“(j) Status of gray wolf in Utah.—The inclusion of the gray wolf, or any distinct population segment of gray wolf, in the State of Utah on any list of endangered species or threatened species under subsection (c) shall have no force or effect.”.