Posts Tagged ‘HR4521’

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...

PIJAC Competes Act Update: Senate Movement

PIJAC’s “Take Action Now” update suggests more movement on pending Lacey Act amendments.

24 Mar 11:29 AM 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 28 Read More...

The Pet Industry Needs Your Help!

Proposed new legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives could institute white lists of approved species, ban interstate transport of any species not on the white list, and create extensive new “emergency powers” for the USFWS.

02 Feb 4:41 PM 2 Read More...