H.R. 3480 (111th): Bear Protection Act of 2009


Jul 31, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 31, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Raúl Grijalva

Representative for Arizona's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 31, 2009
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About the bill

Full Title

To conserve global bear populations by prohibiting the importation, exportation, and interstate trade of bear viscera and items, products, or substances containing, or labeled or advertised as containing, bear viscera, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

7/31/2009--Introduced.Bear Protection Act of 2009 - Prohibits any person from: (1) importing bear viscera into, or exporting it from, the United States; or (2) selling bear viscera, bartering, offering it ... Read more >

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Jul 31, 2009

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3480”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


47 cosponsors (43D, 4R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 3029 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 12, 2007

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