H.R.8828: Public Safety and Wildlife Protection Act

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Public Safety and Wildlife Protection Act This bill bans steel-jaw leghold traps and Conibear traps. Steel-jaw leghold traps are certain spring-powered devices with steel jaws that are designed to snap closed on animals. Conibear traps consist of metal frames hinged at the center point and powered by two torsion springs that create a scissor-like action designed to kill an animal by snapping its spine. Cage traps, box traps, suitcase-type...

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Dec. 2, 2020
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, and Foreign Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Dec. 2, 2020

Introduced in the House by Alma Adams (D-N.C.)

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