H.R. 5954: Limiting Inhumane Federal Trapping for Public Safety Act

To prohibit use of body-gripping traps by personnel of the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture and on lands of such departments.

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Sep 8, 2016


Referred to Committee on Sep 8, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on September 8, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Earl Blumenauer

Representative for Oregon's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 8, 2016
Length: 6 pages


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Sep 8, 2016

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