H.R.8514: SWIMS Act of 2022

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Strengthening Welfare in Marine Settings Act of 2022 or as the SWIMS Act of 2022 This bill establishes prohibitions on capturing, importing, exporting, or breeding of orcas, beluga whales, false killer whales, or pilot whales for the purpose of public display. Specifically, the bill prohibits the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration from issuing any permit under the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 that authorizes the taking...

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Date Description
Aug. 29, 2022
Referred to the Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture.
July 26, 2022
Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committee on Agriculture, 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.
July 26, 2022

Introduced in the House by Adam B. Schiff (D-Calif.)

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