Summary: H.R.1759 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.1759. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (03/28/2017)

Traveling Exotic Animal and Public Safety Protection Act

This bill amends the Animal Welfare Act to establish a prohibition on the use of exotic or wild animals in performances (e.g., circus, ride, carnival, or parade) of a traveling animal act. The prohibition does not apply to the use of animals in: (1) zoos; (2) aquariums; (3) research facilities; (4) film, television, or advertising, if the performance is not before a public studio audience; or (5) rodeos. The prohibition also does not apply to domestic animals or farm animals.