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H.R. 6342 Traveling Exotic Animal and Public Safety Protection Act: A bill to amend the Animal Welfare Act to restrict the use of wild and exotic animals in traveling performances


Author:
Raul M. Grijalva, Ryan A. Costello, United States Government Publishing Office, United States, Congress, House of Representatives, and Committee on Agriculture
Year:
2016
Subject:
Captive wild animals
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-114hr6342ih