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H.R. 249 (110th): To restore the prohibition on the commercial sale and slaughter of wild free-roaming horses and burros.


The text of the bill below is as of Apr 26, 2007 (Referred to Senate Committee).


IIB

110th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 249

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

April 26, 2007

Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

AN ACT

To restore the prohibition on the commercial sale and slaughter of wild free-roaming horses and burros.

1.

Sale of wild free-roaming horses and burros

(a)

In General

Section 3(d)(5) of Public Law 92–195 (16 U.S.C. 1333(d)(5)) is amended—

(1)

by striking the period and inserting the following: Provided, That no wild free-roaming horse or burro or its remains may be sold or transferred for consideration for processing into commercial products.; and

(2)

by striking subsection (e).

(b)

Criminal provisions

Section (8)(a)(4) of Public Law 92–195 (16 U.S.C. 1338(a)(4)) is amended by striking except as provided in section 3(e),.

Passed the House of Representatives April 26, 2007.

Lorraine C. Miller,

Clerk.