H.R. 6936 (110th): To amend the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 to allow importation of polar bear trophies taken in sport hunts in Canada before the date the polar bear was determined to be a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act of 1973.

Introduced:

Sep 18, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 18, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Don Young

Representative for Alaska At Large

Republican

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Last Updated: Sep 18, 2008
Length: 2 pages

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Summary (CRS)
9/18/2008--Introduced.Directs the Secretary of the Interior to issue a permit for the importation of polar bear parts (other than internal organs) taken in sport hunts in Canada before May 14, ... Read more >
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Last Action: Feb 12, 2009

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Introduced
Sep 18, 2008

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