To amend the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 to prohibit importation, exportation, transportation, sale, receipt, acquisition, and purchase in interstate or foreign commerce, or in a manner substantially affecting interstate or foreign commerce, of any live animal of any prohibited wildlife species.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 8th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 30, 2013
Length: 7 pages
Mar 29, 2012
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 4306 (112th).
Jul 30, 2013
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jun 25, 2015
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2920 (114th).
H.R. 2856 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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