Posts Tagged ‘H.R. 4521’

Conference Committee Members Chosen to Reconcile Bills That Contain Threat to Pets 

Congress announced the Members who will sit on the Conference Committee to reconcile the differences between H.R.4521 (COMPETES) and S.1260 (USICA). This brings the House version of the COMPETES Act, which contains a section with amendments to the Lacey Act that would cause harm to pet businesses and pet owners alike, one step closer to enactment.

14 Apr 11:48 AM 0 Read More...

USARK: Lacey Act Amendments Headed to Reconciliation

The latest updates from the United States Association of Reptile Keepers encourage engagement with your representatives as Lacey Act Amendments appear clearly destined for the reconciliation process.

30 Mar 12:43 AM 0 Read More...

MASNA’s Position Statement on proposed Lacey Act Amendments

MASNA, while not a lobbying organization, feels it is of benefit to our membership to continue to provide education and clarification regarding this matter, and the technical details within to ensure that our membership is well informed about how legislation like this may affect their ability to continue to enjoy the hobby.

10 Mar 4:39 PM 1 Read More...

PIJAC’s Lacey Act Update

PIJAC’s Vice President of Government Affairs Bob Likins provides an update on pending Lacey Act amendments that were passed by the House and will be considered by the Senate.

12 Feb 12:09 PM 1 Read More...

Federal Legislation Threatens Pets, Zoos, Aquariums, and Biomedical Research

Proposed revisions to the Lacey Act have passed in the House, are headed to the Senate, and could bring the entire pet trade and hobby to a grinding halt.

04 Feb 2:41 PM 27 Read More...