S.373 - A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to include constrictor snakes of the species Python genera as an injurious animal.

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  • Official: A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to include constrictor snakes of the species Python genera as an injurious animal. as introduced.

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Official Summary

Amends the federal criminal code to expand the prohibition against the importation or shipment into the United States, or its territories and possessions, of any injurious animals to include any existing or subsequently discovered member of the species Python molurus (including Python bivit

Official Summary

Amends the federal criminal code to expand the prohibition against the importation or shipment into the United States, or its territories and possessions, of any injurious animals to include any existing or subsequently discovered member of the species Python molurus (including Python bivittatus [also known as Python molurus bivittatus]), Broghammerus reticulatus (also known as Python reticulatus), Python sebae, Python natalensis (also known as Python sebae natalensis), Boa constrictor, Eunectes notaeus, Eunectes deschauenseei, Eunectes murinus, or Eunectes beniensis.

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Organizations Supporting S.373

  • the nature conservancy
  • Animal Welfare Institute
  • Born Free USA
  • great lakes united
  • Humane Society Legislative Fund
  • Humane Society of the United States
  • ...and 9 more. See all.

Organizations Opposing S.373

  • Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC)
  • pethobbyist.com
  • California Reptile and Invertebrate Society
  • Responsible Exotic Animal Ownership
  • united states association of reptile keepers


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