House Bill 1380
116th Congress(2019-2020)
Big Cat Public Safety Act
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Passed House on Dec 3, 2020
Overview
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Introduced
Feb 26, 2019
Latest Action
Dec 7, 2020
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Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
1380
Congress
116
Policy Area
Animals
Animals
Primary focus of measure is animal protection; human-animal relationships; wildlife conservation and habitat protection; veterinary medicine. Measures concerning endangered or threatened species may fall under Environmental Protection policy area. Measures concerning wildlife refuge matters may fall under Public Lands and Natural Resources policy area.
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Passed
December 4, 2020
Type
Final Passage Under Suspension Of The Rules Results
House Roll Call Votes
Summary

Big Cat Public Safety Act

This bill revises requirements governing the trade of big cats (i.e., species of lion, tiger, leopard, cheetah, jaguar, or cougar or any hybrid of such species). Specifically, it revises restrictions on the possession and exhibition of big cats, including to restrict direct contact between the public and big cats.

Text (4)
December 7, 2020
December 3, 2020
June 8, 2020
February 26, 2019