Summary: H.R.891 — 98th Congress (1983-1984)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (01/25/1983)

Webless Migratory Game Bird Research Fund and Permit Act - Prohibits the hunting, shooting, or killing of any webless migratory game bird without a Federal permit. Provides that such permits shall be issued pursuant to regulations prescribed jointly by the Postal Service and the Secretary of the Interior and shall be sold at post offices and any other location which the Postal Service and Secretary may jointly authorize. Sets the price for such permits at $2.00 each. Requires that all sums received from the sale of such permits shall be paid into a special fund in the Treasury to be known as the Webless Migratory Game Bird Research Fund. Provides that sums in such fund shall be available for population and habitat management, surveys, and other research by the Department of the Interior concerning webless migratory game birds.

Provides criminal penalties for violations of this Act or any regulations issued pursuant to this Act.