S.2811 - Migratory Bird Treaty Act Penalty and Enforcement Act of 2009111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Merkley, Jeff [D-OR] (Introduced 11/20/2009)|
|Committees:||Senate - Environment and Public Works|
|Latest Action:||11/20/2009 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works. (text of measure as introduced: CR S11884) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2811 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (11/20/2009)
Migratory Bird Treaty Act Penalty and Enforcement Act of 2009 - Amends the Migratory Bird Treaty Act to: (1) make a person who intentionally and maliciously takes any migratory bird by any manner not allowed by such Act guilty of a felony and subject to a fine of up to $50,000 and/or imprisonment for up to two years; and (2) make a person who intentionally and maliciously commits any other act or omission in violation of such Act guilty of a felony punishable by a fine of up to $50,000 and/or imprisonment for up to two years.
Requires the Secretary of the Interior or the Secretary of the Treasury to pay rewards to persons who furnish information that leads to an arrest or a criminal conviction for any violation of such Act.