H.Res.1177 - Recognizing the need for China to maintain its ban on rhinoceros and tiger parts.115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. McCaul, Michael T. [R-TX-10] (Introduced 12/11/2018)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs; Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||House - 12/12/2018 Referred to the Subcommittee on Federal Lands. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.1177 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (12/11/2018)
Recognizes China's postponement of its directive to allow rhinoceros horn and tiger bone to be used for medical and scientific research, and encourages China to maintain its ban on such use of rhinoceros and tiger parts.
Condemns: (1) the illegal killing, sale, or trade in the parts and product of rhinoceros and tigers from any source; and (2) the farming of rhinoceros and tigers to meet demand for their body parts.
Expresses support for the protection of rhinoceros and tiger populations to prevent extinction.