ANIMALS related term(s) National Wildlife Refuges; Wildlife

ANIMALS related term(s) National Wildlife Refuges; Wildlife

Amendments

Natural resources: improve management of public lands, forests, national parks, sportsmen’s access, and water and power resources and reauthorize Land and Water Conservation Fund (S. 47), S872 [5FE], S926, S996, S1007, S1008, S1009, S1010, S1011, S1016, S1017, S1018, S1019, S1021, S1022 [6FE], S1031, S1101, S1109, S1143, S1145, S1146, S1147 [7FE], S1160, S1161, S1170, S1171, S1172, S1173, S1174 [11FE], S1281 [12FE]

Bills and resolutions

Animal Welfare Act: require covered persons to develop and implement emergency contingency plans (see H.R. 1042), H1458 [7FE]

Crime: ensure that all dogs and cats used by research facilities are obtained legally (see H.R. 689), H958 [18JA]

——— expedite disposition of animals seized in animal fighting or gambling cases to reduce time animals are held in shelters and require claimants to be responsible for cost of animal care (see S. 513), S1383 [14FE] (see H.R. 1228), H2029 [14FE]

——— outlaw practice of animal crushing and production or distribution of any videos depicting such acts (see S. 479), S1326 [13FE] (see H.R. 724), H1170 [23JA]

Dept. of State: authorize rewards for thwarting wildlife trafficking linked to transnational organized crime (see H.R. 97), H204 [3JA]

Dept. of the Interior: enter into an agreement to provide for management of the free-roaming wild horses in and around the Currituck National Wildlife Refuge (see S. 248), S698 [28JA]

Dept. of Transportation: modify hours of service requirements relative to transportation of certain live animals (see H.R. 487), H463 [10JA]

Dept. of Veterans Affairs: prohibit conduct of medical research causing significant pain or distress to dogs (see H.R. 1155), H1580 [13FE]

Endangered species: provide that nonnative species shall not be treated as endangered or threatened species (see H.R. 30), H201 [3JA]

Endangered Species Act: disclose to States the basis of determinations and ensure use of information provided by State, tribal, and county governments in decisionmaking (see S. 502), S1382 [14FE]

EPA: take certain actions relative to pesticides that may affect pollinators (see H.R. 1337), H2100 [25FE]

FDA: prevent human health threats posed by consumption of equines raised in the U.S. (see H.R. 875), H1333 [30JA] (see H.R. 961), H1349 [4FE]

Federal agencies and departments: improve reporting about animal testing and alternative test method use by Federal agencies (see H.R. 249), H228 [4JA]

Firearms: prohibit possession by, or disposition of a firearm to, a person who has been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of animal cruelty (see H.R. 971), H1361 [5FE]

Fish and fishing: improve conservation of sharks (see H.R. 788), H1211 [24JA]

Government regulations: prohibit issuance of licenses to certain individuals connected to dealers of dogs who have had licenses revoked (see H.R. 1002), H1390 [6FE]

GSA: incorporate bird-safe building materials and design features into public buildings (see H.R. 919), H1335 [30JA]

Horse Protection Act: designate additional unlawful acts, strengthen penalties for violations, and improve Dept. of Agriculture enforcement (see H.R. 693), H996 [22JA]

——— provide increased protection for horses participating in shows, exhibitions, or sales (see H.R. 1157), H1580 [13FE]

National Animal Rescue Day: designate (see H. Res. 34), H359 [9JA]

Natural resources: improve management of public lands, forests, national parks, sportsmen’s access, and water and power resources and reauthorize Land and Water Conservation Fund (see S. 47), S67 [8JA]

——— improve management of public lands, forests, national parks, sportsmen’s access, and water and power resources and reauthorize Land and Water Conservation Fund (S. 47), correction in enrollment (see H. Con. Res. 21), H2234 [26FE]

NIH: ensure that non-animal methods are prioritized, where applicable and feasible, in proposals for all research conducted or supported (see H.R. 1209), H1583 [13FE]

Public lands: designate certain lands in Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming as wilderness, wild and scenic rivers, wildland recovery areas, and biological connecting corridors (see H.R. 1321), H2046 [22FE]

——— reaffirm to land management agencies priorities and goals of 2007 Executive order on facilitation of hunting heritage and wildlife conservation and recommend issuing a new supporting Executive order (see H. Res. 151), H2234 [26FE]

Sportsmen: provide for preservation of sportsmen’s heritage and protect and enhance opportunities for recreational fishing, hunting, and shooting (see H.R. 1326), H2046 [22FE]

Territories: repeal prohibition on animal fighting in U.S. territories (see H.R. 1189), H1582 [13FE]

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: modernize funding of wildlife conservation (see H.R. 877), H1333 [30JA]

——— reauthorize Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program and certain conservation funds and establish prize competitions on wildlife and endangered species protection and invasive species management (see S. 268), S742 [29JA] (see H.R. 872), H1333 [30JA]

Wildlife: authorize a special resource study on spread of vectors of chronic wasting disease among deer, elk, and moose (see S. 382), S1132 [7FE] (see H.R. 837), H1282 [29JA]

——— prohibit breeding and private possession of captive big cats except by accredited zoos and facilities and require registration of big cats currently in possession by private owners (see H.R. 1380), H2234 [26FE]

——— support wildlife conservation, improve anti-trafficking enforcement, reward anti-trafficking whistleblowers, and use fines and other penalties to fund conservation efforts (see H.R. 864), H1332 [30JA]

World Bonobo Day: designate (see H. Res. 135), H2033 [14FE]

Cloture motions

Natural resources: improve management of public lands, forests, national parks, sportsmen’s access, and water and power resources and reauthorize Land and Water Conservation Fund (S. 47), S1117 [7FE], S1161 [11FE]

——— improve management of public lands, forests, national parks, sportsmen’s access, and water and power resources and reauthorize Land and Water Conservation Fund (S. 47), motion to proceed, S777 [31JA], S858 [5FE]

Lists

Organizations supporting S. 47, Natural Resources Management Act, S900 [6FE]

Senate staff who worked on S. 47, Natural Resources Management Act, S900 [6FE]

Motions

Natural resources: improve management of public lands, forests, national parks, sportsmen’s access, and water and power resources and reauthorize Land and Water Conservation Fund (S. 47), S1108, S1109 [7FE], S1160 [11FE]

Remarks in House

Deer Trail, CO: anniversary of Deer Trail Rodeo, E178 [14FE]

Dept. of the Interior: make supplemental funding available for management of fish and wildlife species of greatest conservation need as determined by State fish and wildlife agencies, H354 [9JA]

EPA: take certain actions relative to pesticides that may affect pollinators (H.R. 1337), E206 [25FE]

Natural resources: improve management of public lands, forests, national parks, sportsmen’s access, and water and power resources and reauthorize Land and Water Conservation Fund (S. 47), H2089 [25FE], H2109, H2141–H2217 [26FE]

——— improve management of public lands, forests, national parks, sportsmen’s access, and water and power resources and reauthorize Land and Water Conservation Fund (S. 47), correction in enrollment (H. Con. Res. 21), H2219 [26FE]

PCN (television network): anniversary of coverage of Pennsylvania Farm Show, H581 [15JA]

Pennsylvania: tribute to Pennsylvania Farm Show, H291 [9JA], E83 [24JA]

Spay Today, Neuter Now (nonprofit organization): West Metro Chamber (organization) Nonprofit of the Year Award recipient, E132 [5FE]

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: reauthorize Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program and certain conservation funds and establish prize competitions on wildlife and endangered species protection and invasive species management, H2213 [26FE]

Wildlife: support wildlife conservation, improve anti-trafficking enforcement, reward anti-trafficking whistleblowers, and use fines and other penalties to fund conservation efforts (H.R. 864), E107 [30JA]

Remarks in Senate

Dept. of Agriculture: reform and continue agricultural and other programs, S55 [8JA]

Natural resources: improve management of public lands, forests, national parks, sportsmen’s access, and water and power resources and reauthorize Land and Water Conservation Fund (S. 47), S72 [8JA], S77 [9JA], S1031–S1109, S1149 [7FE], S1152–S1162 [11FE], S1175, S1178–S1182, S1184–S1186, S1193–S1196, S1271 [12FE], S1289, S1304 [13FE], S1373 [14FE], S1457, S1472 [26FE]

——— improve management of public lands, forests, national parks, sportsmen’s access, and water and power resources and reauthorize Land and Water Conservation Fund (S. 47), motion to proceed, S777 [31JA], S817 [4FE], S841, S858 [5FE], S881, S885, S896–S903 [6FE], S1031 [7FE]

Sports: protect and enhance opportunities for recreational fishing, hunting, and shooting, S901 [6FE], S1161 [11FE]

Wildlife: authorize a special resource study on spread of vectors of chronic wasting disease among deer, elk, and moose (S. 382), S1135–S1137 [7FE]

Reports filed

Wildlife Innovation and Longevity Driver (WILD) Act: Committee on Environment and Public Works (Senate) (S. 268), S866 [5FE]

Texts of

H. Con. Res. 21, correction in enrollment of S. 47, Natural Resources Management Act, H2219 [26FE]

S. 47, Natural Resources Management Act, S1196–S1265 [12FE], H2142–H2211 [26FE]