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H.R. 1380 (IH) - Big Cat Public Safety Act: To amend the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 to clarify provisions enacted by the Captive Wildlife Safety Act, to further the conservation of certain wildlife species, and for other purposes.


Author:
Mike Quigley, Brian K. Fitzpatrick, Earl Blumenauer, Peter A. DeFazio, Jerry McNerney, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Lucille Roybal-Allard, Betty McCollum, Adam B. Schiff, Jamie Raskin, Kathleen M. Rice, Julia Brownley, James P. McGovern, Tom Malinowski, Eric Swalwell, Alcee L. Hastings, Gerald E. Connolly, Thomas R. Suozzi, Matt Cartwright, Tim Ryan, Sean Patrick Maloney, Bonnie Watson Coleman, Matt Gaetz, Ruben Gallego, Sean Casten, Lisa Blunt Rochester, Frederica S. Wilson, Grace F. Napolitano, Barbara Lee, Tom O'Halleran, Gwen Moore, Ted Lieu, William R. Keating, Steve Cohen, Charlie Crist, Alan S. Lowenthal, Michael R. Turner, Stephen F. Lynch, Donald S. Beyer, Jr., Derek Kilmer, Lee M. Zeldin, Susan A. Davis, Grace Meng, James R. Langevin, Sheila Jackson Lee, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Peter Welch, Raja Krishnamoorthi, Pramila Jayapal, Seth Moulton, C. A. Dutch Ruppersberger, Jackie Speier, Jose E. Serrano, Jimmy Gomez, United States Government Publishing Office, United States, Congress, House of Representatives, and Committee on Natural Resources
Year:
2019
Subject:
Animal welfare--Law and legislation and Captive Felidae
Abstract:
This bill revises requirements governing the trade of big cats (i.e., species of lion, tiger, leopard, cheetah, jaguar, or cougar or any hybrid of such species). Specifically, it revises restrictions on the possession and exhibition of big cats, including to restrict direct contact between the public and big cats.
Format:
9 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-116hr1380ih