H.R.5534 - Bear Protection Act of 2008

To amend the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 to extend its protections to bears illegally harvested for their viscera in the same manner as with respect to prohibited wildlife species, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: To amend the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 to extend its protections to bears illegally harvested for their viscera in the same manner as with respect to prohibited wildlife species, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Bear Protection Act of 2008 as introduced.

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Official Summary

Bear Protection Act of 2008 - Amends the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 to make it unlawful for any person to import, export, transport, sell, receive, acquire, or purchase in interstate or foreign commerce bear viscera. Defines \"bear viscera\" as the body fluids or internal organs of a bear

Official Summary

Bear Protection Act of 2008 - Amends the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 to make it unlawful for any person to import, export, transport, sell, receive, acquire, or purchase in interstate or foreign commerce bear viscera. Defines \"bear viscera\" as the body fluids or internal organs of a bear, including its gallbladder and excluding its blood or brains.Provides that this Act does not affect the regulation by any state of its bear populations or affect the hunting of bears that is lawful under state laws.

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