Summary: H.R.1817 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (03/30/2017)

Chemical Poisons Reduction Act of 2017

This bill prohibits the use of sodium fluoroacetate (i.e., Compound 1080) and sodium cyanide in a predator control device. It imposes criminal penalties—a fine, a prison term of up to two years, or both—on a violator.

A predator control device is a dispenser, livestock collar, or gas cartridge that propels, releases, or emits sodium fluoroacetate or sodium cyanide for wildlife management or animal control purposes.