About the bill
- Full Title
A bill to amend the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 to allow the importation of polar bear trophies taken in sport hunts in Canada before the date on which the polar bear was determined to be a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act of 1973.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 561.
- Committee Assignments
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
- Subject Areas
- Related Bills
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.S. 561 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 25, 2015H.R. 1818 (Related)Polar Bear Conservation and Fairness Act of 2013
Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jul 31, 2013
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 847 — 113th Congress: Polar Bear Conservation and Fairness Act of 2013. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s847
“S. 847 — 113th Congress: Polar Bear Conservation and Fairness Act of 2013.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. May 31, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s847>
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