The Reptile Report - The US Herpetoculture Alliance has just received the “discussion draft” of the bill DOW-logo-color-300x255Senator Bill Nelson is likely to introduce in the 113th Congress, the Invasive Wildlife Protection...
Federal Exotic Animal Ban to be Introduced Soon: The Return of HR669
The Reptile Report - Through our very reliable federal sources, the US Herpetoculture Alliance has learned that Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL) is likely to introduce his own version of the ‘Nonnative Wildlife Invasion Prevention Act’ (HR 669 from 111th Congress) in this session.
Last year, in the 112th Congress, Representative Louise Slaughter (D-NY) introduced her own version of this bill. It was known as HR 5864, the ‘Invasive Fish and Wildlife Prevention Act’. Herp Alliance’s federal sources inform us that she plans to reintroduce this bill as a companion to Senator Nelson’s bill. Either or both of these proposals spell bad news for the herpetoculture community.
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