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4/26/07 H.R. 249: To restore the prohibition on the commercial sale and slaughter of wild free-roaming horses and burros

4/26/07 H.R. 249: To restore the prohibition on the commercial sale and slaughter of wild free-roaming horses and burros

SALE OF WILD FREE-ROAMING HORSES AND BURROS.

By: Congress

   —   

April 26, 2007

AN ACT
To restore the prohibition on the commercial sale and slaughter of wild free-roaming horses and burros.

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


SECTION 1. SALE OF WILD FREE-ROAMING HORSES AND BURROS.

(a) In General- Section 3(d)(5) of Public Law 92-195 (16 U.S.C. 1333(d)(5)) is amended—

(1) by striking the period and inserting the following: `Provided, That no wild free-roaming horse or burro or its remains may be sold or transferred for consideration for processing into commercial products.'; and

(2) by striking subsection (e).

(b) Criminal Provisions- Section (8)(a)(4) of Public Law 92-195 (16 U.S.C. 1338(a)(4)) is amended by striking `except as provided in section 3(e),'.

Passed the House of Representatives April 26, 2007.


Source  :   Congress

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