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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 17, 2007 (Reported by House Committee).


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Union Calendar No. 58

110th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 249

[Report No. 110–93]

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

April 17, 2007

Additional sponsors: Mr. Tom Davis of Virginia, Mr. Tierney, Mr. Delahunt, Ms. Kaptur, Ms. Berkley, Mr. Frank of Massachusetts, Mr. LoBiondo, Mr. Platts, Mr. Grijalva, Ms. Woolsey, Mr. Wolf, Mr. Wu, Mr. George Miller of California, Ms. Eshoo, Mr. Abercrombie, and Mr. Lincoln Diaz-Balart of Florida

April 17, 2007

Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union, and ordered to be printed

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),.

April 17, 2007

Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union, and ordered to be printed