To amend the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 and the Animal Welfare Act to prohibit the taking, importation, exportation, and breeding of certain cetaceans for public display, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 28th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jul 26, 2022
Length: 4 pages
117th Congress (2021–2023)
This bill was introduced on July 26, 2022, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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36 Cosponsors (36 Democrats)
Jul 26, 2022
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H.R. 8514 (117th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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