H.R.1584 - Orca Responsibility and Care Advancement Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Schiff, Adam B. [D-CA-28] (Introduced 03/16/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Natural Resources; Agriculture|
|Latest Action:||House - 04/11/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1584 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/16/2017)
Orca Responsibility and Care Advancement Act of 2017
This bill amends the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 to prohibit taking, importing, or exporting the killer whale (orcinus orca) species, or any product that contains that species, for public display purposes. However, the killer whale may be exported if it is being transported to a marine mammal sanctuary.
The bill amends the Animal Welfare Act to prohibit any person from artificially inseminating or breeding that species in order to use their progeny for public display purposes.