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H.R. 1759 (IH) - Traveling Exotic Animal and Public Safety Protection Act: To amend the Animal Welfare Act to restrict the use of exotic and wild animals in traveling performances.


Author:
Raul M. Grijalva, Barbara Lee, Gerald E. Connolly, James R. Langevin, Henry C. "Hank" Johnson, Jr., Ted Lieu, Mike Quigley, Gregory W. Meeks, Janice D. Schakowsky, Martha McSally, James P. McGovern, Kathy Castor, Ryan A. Costello, Steve Cohen, Earl Blumenauer, United States Government Publishing Office, United States, Congress, House of Representatives, and Committee on Agriculture
Year:
2017
Abstract:
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.
Format:
11 p.
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Government Publishing Office
Collection:
Animal Welfare Act History Digital Collection
Permanent URL:
https://www.govinfo.gov/app/details/BILLS-115hr1759ih