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Amendment

 

January Session, 2015

LCO No. 9119

   
 

*HB0695509119HRO*

Offered by:

 

REP. TWEEDIE, 13th Dist.

REP. DUBITSKY, 47th Dist.

REP. MULLIGAN, 55th Dist.

REP. BOLINSKY, 106th Dist.

REP. BYRON, 27th Dist.

REP. CARNEY, 23rd Dist.

REP. CASE, 63rd Dist.

REP. PISCOPO, 76th Dist.

REP. MCGORTY, 122nd Dist.

REP. ZIOBRON, 34th Dist.

SEN. CHAPIN, 30th Dist.

To: Subst. House Bill No. 6955

File No. 529

Cal. No. 336

(As Amended by House Amendment Schedule "A")

"AN ACT PROHIBITING THE SALE AND TRADE OF IVORY AND RHINOCEROS HORN. "

Strike subsection (b) of section 1 and insert the following in lieu thereof:

"(b) No person shall import, sell, offer for sale, purchase, barter or possess with the intent to sell, any ivory, ivory product, rhinoceros horn or rhinoceros horn product, except: (1) When such import is expressly authorized by a federal license or permit, (2) if such ivory, ivory product, rhinoceros horn or rhinoceros horn product is a bona fide antique with a provenance, established by documented proof, that shows such antique and such musical instrument was made on or before February 26, 1976, (4) if such person is an employee or agent of the federal or state government and is undertaking any law enforcement activity pursuant to federal or state law or any mandatory duty required by federal or state law, (5) the transfer of possession of such ivory, ivory product, rhinoceros horn or rhinoceros horn product to a legal beneficiary upon the death of the owner of the ivory, ivory product, rhinoceros horn or rhinoceros horn product or in anticipation of such owner's death and such owner did not gain ownership of such ivory, ivory product, rhinoceros horn or rhinoceros horn product in violation of this section, or (6) such import, offer, purchase, barter or possession is for a bona fide educational, conservatorial or scientific purpose at a university, museum or hospital, respectively, and such purpose is not otherwise prohibited by federal law. "