H.R. 2545 (97th): A bill to permit the importation of certain scrimshaw articles under the Endangered Species Act of 1973.


Mar 17, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 17, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Harold Hollenbeck

Representative for New Jersey's 9th congressional district


About the bill

Summary (CRS)

3/17/1981--Introduced.Amends the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to exclude scrimshaw articles made before 1880 from specified importation restrictions. Authorizes the return of, and deems legally imported, certain scrimshaw articles in ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 17, 1981

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2545”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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