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114th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 1918


To amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to extend the import- and export-related provision of that Act to species proposed for listing as threatened or endangered under that Act.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

August 3, 2015

Mr. Menendez (for himself, Mr. Booker, Mr. Blumenthal, Mr. Cardin, Ms. Mikulski, and Mr. Markey) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works


A BILL

To amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to extend the import- and export-related provision of that Act to species proposed for listing as threatened or endangered under that Act.

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 “Conserving Ecosystems by Ceasing the Importation of Large (CECIL) Animal Trophies Act”.

SEC. 2. Amendment to Endangered Species Act of 1973.

Section 9(a)(1) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 U.S.C. 1538(a)(1)) is amended by striking subparagraph (A) and inserting the following:

“(A) for any such species listed, or proposed to be listed, under section 4, import the species into, or export the species from, the United States;”.