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Apr 25, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on April 25, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senior Senator from Idaho
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Last Updated: Apr 25, 2013
Length: 4 pages
Reported by Committee — Jul 31, 2013
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.
4/25/2013--Introduced.Polar Bear Conservation and Fairness Act of 2013 - Amends the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 to direct the Secretary of the Interior to issue a permit for the ... Read more >
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Last Action: Feb 25, 2015
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Last Action: Jul 31, 2013
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Civic Impulse. (2015). 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. December 1, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s847>
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