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 titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Idaho. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 25, 2015
Length: 4 pages
Feb 25, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on February 25, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What stakeholders are saying
Apr 25, 2013
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 847 (113th).
Feb 25, 2015
S. 561 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
How to cite this information.
Civic Impulse. (2018). S. 561 — 114th Congress: Polar Bear Conservation and Fairness Act of 2015. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/s561
“S. 561 — 114th Congress: Polar Bear Conservation and Fairness Act of 2015.” www.GovTrack.us. 2015. February 25, 2018 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/s561>
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