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General Assembly


Committee Bill No. 262

January Session, 2009


LCO No. 4918



Referred to Committee on Environment


Introduced by:





Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. (NEW) (Effective October 1, 2009) Any person may import one or more reindeer into the state during the period commencing on Thanksgiving Day and ending on New Year's Day of each year, provided any reindeer so imported is subsequently exported from the state no later than a week following the end of such period.

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Section 1

October 1, 2009

New section

Statement of Purpose:

To permit the importation of reindeer between Thanksgiving Day and New Year's Day.

[Proposed deletions are enclosed in brackets. Proposed additions are indicated by underline, except that when the entire text of a bill or resolution or a section of a bill or resolution is new, it is not underlined.]


SEN. RORABACK, 30th Dist.

S.B. 262