New Cosponsor — Jun 9, 2010
New Cosponsor: Rep. James “Jim” Moran [D-VA8, 1991-2014]
The bill now has 47 cosponsors (43 Democrats, 4 Republicans).
Jul 31, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on July 31, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Arizona's 7th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jul 31, 2009
Length: 8 pages
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.
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Last Action: Jul 12, 2007
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 3480 — 111th Congress: Bear Protection Act of 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr3480
“H.R. 3480 — 111th Congress: Bear Protection Act of 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. August 4, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr3480>
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