Summary: H.R.1584 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.1584. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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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.