To amend the Eliminate, Neutralize, and Disrupt Wildlife Trafficking Act of 2016 to direct the Presidential Task Force on Wildlife Trafficking to develop recommendations to address wildlife trafficking on the internet and on social media, and to direct the Secretary of State and the Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development to develop a strategy to address wildlife trafficking on the internet and on social media, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Georgia's 1st congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Dec 11, 2019
Length: 4 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on December 11, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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1 Cosponsor (1 Democrat)
Dec 11, 2019
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Feb 16, 2022
Reintroduced Bill — Ordered Reported
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1546.
H.R. 5398 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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