Home > 108th Congressional Bills > H.R. 1006 (enr) To amend the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 to further the conservation of certain wildlife species. [Enrolled bill] ...

H.R. 1006 (enr) To amend the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 to further the conservation of certain wildlife species. [Enrolled bill] ...


Google
 
Web GovRecords.org


108th CONGRESS

  1st Session

                               H. R. 1006

_______________________________________________________________________

                                 AN ACT

 To amend the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 to further the conservation 
                      of certain wildlife species.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
108th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 1006

_______________________________________________________________________

                                 AN ACT


 
 To amend the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 to further the conservation 
                      of certain wildlife species.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Captive Wildlife Safety Act''.

SEC. 2. DEFINITION OF PROHIBITED WILDLIFE SPECIES.

    Section 2 of the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 (16 U.S.C. 3371) is 
amended--
            (1) by redesignating subsections (g) through (j) as 
        subsections (h) through (k), respectively; and
            (2) by inserting after subsection (f) the following:
    ``(g) Prohibited Wildlife Species.--The term `prohibited wildlife 
species' means any lion, tiger, leopard, cheetah, jaguar, or cougar 
species, or any hybrid of such a species.''.

SEC. 3. PROHIBITED ACTS.

    (a) In General.--Section 3 of the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 (16 
U.S.C. 3372) is amended--
            (1) in subsection (a)--
                    (A) in paragraph (2)--
                            (i) in subparagraph (A), by striking ``, 
                        or'' at the end and inserting a semicolon;
                            (ii) in subparagraph (B), by inserting 
                        ``or'' after the semicolon at the end; and
                            (iii) by adding at the end the following:
                    ``(C) any live animal of a prohibited wildlife 
                species (subject to subsection (e));'';
                    (B) in paragraph (3)(B), by inserting ``or'' after 
                the semicolon at the end; and
                    (C) in paragraph (4), by striking ``paragraphs (1) 
                through (4)'' and inserting ``paragraphs (1) through 
                (3)''; and
            (2) by adding at the end the following:
    ``(e) Nonapplicability of Prohibited Wildlife Species Offense.--
            ``(1) In general.--Subsection (a)(2)(C) does not apply to 
        importation, exportation, transportation, sale, receipt, 
        acquisition, or purchase of an animal of a prohibited wildlife 
        species, by a person that, under regulations prescribed under 
        paragraph (3), is described in paragraph (2) with respect to 
        that species.
            ``(2) Persons described.--A person is described in this 
        paragraph, if the person--
                    ``(A) is licensed and inspected by the Animal and 
                Plant Health Inspection Service with respect to that 
                species;
                    ``(B) is a State college, university, or agency, 
                State-licensed wildlife rehabilitator, or State-
                licensed veterinarian;
                    ``(C) is an accredited wildlife sanctuary that 
                cares for prohibited wildlife species and--
                            ``(i) is a corporation that is exempt from 
                        taxation under section 501(a) of the Internal 
                        Revenue Code 1986 and described in sections 
                        501(c)(3) and 170(b)(1)(A)(vi) of such Code;
                            ``(ii) does not commercially trade in 
                        animals listed in section 2(g), including 
                        offspring, parts, and byproducts of such 
                        animals;
                            ``(iii) does not propagate animals; and
                            ``(iv) does not allow direct contact 
                        between the public and animals; or
                    ``(D) has custody of the animal solely for the 
                purpose of expeditiously transporting the animal to a 
                person described in this paragraph with respect to the 
                species.
            ``(3) Regulations.--Not later than 180 days after the date 
        of enactment of this subsection, the Secretary, in cooperation 
        with the Director of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection 
        Service, shall promulgate regulations describing the persons 
        described in paragraph (2).
            ``(4) State authority.--Nothing in this subsection preempts 
        or supersedes the authority of a State to regulate wildlife 
        species within that State.''.
    (b) Application.--Section 3(a)(2)(C) of the Lacey Act Amendments of 
1981 (as added by subsection (a)(1)(A)(iii)) shall apply beginning on 
the effective date of regulations promulgated under section 3(e)(3) of 
that Act (as added by subsection (a)(2)).

            Passed the House of Representatives November 19, 2003.

            Attest:

                                                                 Clerk.

Pages: 1

Other Popular 108th Congressional Bills Documents:

1 H.R. 3428 (rfs) To designate a portion of the United States courthouse located at 2100 Jamieson Avenue, in Alexandria, Virginia, as the ``Justin W. Williams United States Attorney's Building''. [Referred in Senate] ...
2 S. 2292 (rs) To require a report on acts of anti-Semitism around the world. [Reported in Senate] ...
3 S. 2238 (is) To amend the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 to reduce losses to properties for which repetitive flood insurance claim payments have been made. [Introduced in Senate] ...
4 S. 2764 (is) To extend the applicability of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002. [Introduced in Senate] ...
5 S. 164 (rs) To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of sites associated with the life of Cesar Estrada Chavez and the farm labor movement. [Reported in Senate] ...
6 S.Res. 247 (ats) Calling on the President to condemn the anti-Semitic sentiments expressed by Dr. Mahathir Mohamad, the outgoing prime minister of Malaysia. [Agreed to Senate] ...
7 H.R. 5042 (eh) To amend the Department of Agriculture Organic Act of 1944 to ensure that the dependents of employees of the Forest Service stationed in Puerto Rico receive a high-quality elementary and secondary education. [Engrossed in House] %%Filename:...
8 H.Con.Res. 54 (eh) [Engrossed in House] ...
9 H.R. 4620 (rds) To confirm the authority of the Secretary of Agriculture to collect approved State commodity assessments on behalf of the State from the proceeds of marketing assistance loans. [Received in the Senate] ...
10 H.R. 4066 (enr) To provide for the conveyance of certain land to the United States and to revise the boundary of Chickasaw National Recreation Area, Oklahoma, and for other purposes. [Enrolled bill] ...
11 H.R. 1813 (enr) To amend the Torture Victims Relief Act of 1998 to authorize appropriations to provide assistance for domestic and foreign centers and programs for the treatment of victims of torture, and for other purposes. [Enrolled bill] ...
12 H.R. 799 (ih) To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide incentives for the production of motor vehicles powered by alternative fuels. [Introduced in House] ...
13 H.R. 284 (ih) To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the required use [Introduced in House] ...
14 H.R. 2591 (ih) To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for Small Business Protection Accounts, and for other purposes. [Introduced in House] ...
15 H.J.Res. 102 (enr) Recognizing the 60th anniversary of the Battle of Peleliu and the end of [Enrolled bill] ...
16 H.Res. 798 (eh) [Engrossed in House] ...
17 H.R. 3942 (ih) To redesignate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 7 Commercial Boulevard in Middletown, Rhode Island, as the ``Rhode Island Veterans Post Office Building''. [Introduced in House] ...
18 H.R. 4569 (ih) To provide for the development of a national plan for the control and management of Sudden Oak Death, a tree disease caused by the fungus- like pathogen Phytophthora ramorum, and for other purposes. [Introduced in House] ...
19 H.Res. 688 (eh) [Engrossed in House] ...
20 H.Res. 797 (ih) Recognizing the importance of implementing any and all measures necessary to ensure a democratic, transparent, and fair election process for the 2004 Presidential election. [Introduced in House] ...
21 S.Con.Res. 5 (is) Expressing support for the celebration in 2004 of the 150th anniversary of the Grand Excursion of 1854. [Introduced in Senate] ...
22 S. 1612 (rs) To establish a technology, equipment, and information transfer program within the Department of Homeland Security. [Reported in Senate] ...
23 H.Con.Res. 339 (enr) [Enrolled bill] ...
24 H.R. 1857 (ih) To authorize assistance to combat the growing HIV/AIDS problem in countries in sub-Saharan Africa and the Caribbean. [Introduced in House] ...
25 H.R. 2211 (rh) To reauthorize title II of the Higher Education Act of 1965. [Reported in House] ...
26 H.Con.Res. 407 (rfs) Saluting the life and courage of the late Commander Lloyd ``Pete'' Bucher, United States Navy (retired), who commanded the U.S.S. Pueblo (AGER-2) at the time of its capture by North Korea on January 23, 1968. [Referred in Senate] %%Fi...
27 H.R. 527 (ih) To provide Capitol-flown flags to the immediate family of fire fighters, law enforcement officers, emergency medical technicians, and other rescue workers who are killed in the line of duty. [Introduced in House] ...
28 H.R. 2244 (ih) To prohibit the Secretary of the Interior from issuing oil and gas leases on portions of the Outer Continental Shelf located off the coast of New Jersey. [Introduced in House] ...
29 H.Res. 798 (ih) Honoring former President James Earl (Jimmy) Carter on the occasion of his 80th birthday. [Introduced in House] ...
30 H.Res. 796 (ih) Recognizing and supporting all efforts to promote greater civic awareness among the people of the United States. [Introduced in House] ...


Other Documents:

108th Congressional Bills Records and Documents

GovRecords.org presents information on various agencies of the United States Government. Even though all information is believed to be credible and accurate, no guarantees are made on the complete accuracy of our government records archive. Care should be taken to verify the information presented by responsible parties. Please see our reference page for congressional, presidential, and judicial branch contact information. GovRecords.org values visitor privacy. Please see the privacy page for more information.
House Rules:

104th House Rules
105th House Rules
106th House Rules

Congressional Bills:

104th Congressional Bills
105th Congressional Bills
106th Congressional Bills
107th Congressional Bills
108th Congressional Bills

Supreme Court Decisions

Supreme Court Decisions

Additional

1995 Privacy Act Documents
1997 Privacy Act Documents
1994 Unified Agenda
2004 Unified Agenda

Congressional Documents:

104th Congressional Documents
105th Congressional Documents
106th Congressional Documents
107th Congressional Documents
108th Congressional Documents

Congressional Directory:

105th Congressional Directory
106th Congressional Directory
107th Congressional Directory
108th Congressional Directory

Public Laws:

104th Congressional Public Laws
105th Congressional Public Laws
106th Congressional Public Laws
107th Congressional Public Laws
108th Congressional Public Laws

Presidential Records

1994 Presidential Documents
1995 Presidential Documents
1996 Presidential Documents
1997 Presidential Documents
1998 Presidential Documents
1999 Presidential Documents
2000 Presidential Documents
2001 Presidential Documents
2002 Presidential Documents
2003 Presidential Documents
2004 Presidential Documents

Home Executive Judicial Legislative Additional Reference About Privacy