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2015 Regular Session
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At the request of:
Chief Sponsors:
Regular Sponsors: Judiciary
Bill Title: Relating to trafficking in animal parts.
Catchline/Summary: Creates offense of trafficking in animal parts.
Provides that knowing purchase, sale, offering for sale, possession with intent to sell or importation for purchase or sale in this state of ivory, rhinoceros horn, ivory products or rhinoceros horn products is offense. Creates exceptions. Makes first offense punishable by maximum of 30 days' imprisonment and by maximum fine of $1,250 or twice fair market value of ivory, rhinoceros horn, ivory product or rhinoceros horn product, whichever is greater. Makes second or subsequent offense punishable by maximum of 30 days' imprisonment and by maximum fine of $6,250 or twice fair market value of ivory, rhinoceros horn, ivory product or rhinoceros horn product, whichever is greater. Directs method of disposition for ivory, rhinoceros horn, ivory product or rhinoceros horn product upon forfeiture. Applies to purchases, sales, offerings, possession and imports occurring on or after January 1, 2017.
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Fiscal Impact: Has Minimal Fiscal Impact
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Current Location: In House Committee
Current Committee: House Committee On Judiciary
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