H.R. 5057 (106th): Shambala Wild Animal Protection Act of 2000


Jul 27, 2000
106th Congress, 1999–2000

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 27, 2000, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Tom Lantos

Representative for California's 12th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 27, 2000
Length: 17 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Animal Welfare Act to regulate the personal possession of certain wild animals and to amend title 18 of the United States Code, to prohibit the transport or possession of certain wild animals for purposes of hunting them.

Summary (CRS)

7/27/2000--Introduced.Shambala Wild Animal Protection Act of 2000 - Amends the Animal Welfare Act to direct the Secretary of Agriculture to prepare a list of protected wild animals (as defined by ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 27, 2000

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5057”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


19 cosponsors (14D, 5R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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