S. 1552 (112th): A bill to amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to provide an exception to that Act for actions carried out against grizzly bears in self-defense, defense of others, or a reasonable belief of imminent danger.


Sep 14, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 14, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Michael Crapo

Senior Senator from Idaho



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Last Updated: Sep 14, 2011
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9/14/2011--Introduced.Amends the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to exempt from such Act the taking of any grizzly bear by an individual in self-defense, in defense of another individual, or because ... Read more >

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Sep 14, 2011

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H.R. 2929 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 14, 2011

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