H.R.1985 - Pacific Northwest Gray Wolf Management Act of 2015114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Newhouse, Dan [R-WA-4] (Introduced 04/23/2015)|
|Committees:||House - Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||House - 04/23/2015 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1985 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/23/2015)
Pacific Northwest Gray Wolf Management Act of 2015
This bill prohibits any wolf species, subspecies, or population segment of Canis lupus in Washington, Oregon, and Utah (covered states) from being treated under any status of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, including as an endangered species, a threatened species, an essential experimental population, or a nonessential experimental population.
The covered states shall have exclusive jurisdiction over the management of wolves within their borders.
A covered state may not provide protections to wolves that are greater than the protections that would be provided under the Endangered Species Act of 1973.