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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 Jan 5, 2007 (Introduced).


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110th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 249

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 5, 2007

(for himself and Mr. Whitfield) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources

A BILL

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),.