Posts Tagged ‘USARK’

USARK Lacey Act Update – End of the Threat?

Aquarists, retailers, and the entire pet trade, may be able to relax for a minute with the news that proposed Lacey Act amendments may be tabled for the remainder of this current Congressional session.

29 Jul 5:16 PM 0 Read More...

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...

A Storm on the Horizon for Freshwater Aquarists

Troubling news regarding the Endangered Species Act’s possible impact on marine aquarists – could it spill over onto freshwater hobbyists too?

05 Sep 4:18 PM 7 Read More...