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 Bill Status of SB1858  99th General Assembly


Short Description:  IVORY BAN

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Linda Holmes - Melinda Bush - Julie A. Morrison and Ira I. Silverstein

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Ivory Ban Act. Provides that it shall be unlawful for any person to import, sell, offer for sale, purchase, barter, or possess with intent to sell, any ivory, ivory product, rhinoceros horn, or rhinoceros horn product. Establishes penalties for violation of the Act. Provides that the Department of Natural Resources may permit, under terms and conditions as the Department may adopt by rule, the import, sale, offer for sale, purchase, barter, or possession with intent to sell, of any ivory, ivory product, rhinoceros horn, or rhinoceros horn product for bona fide educational or scientific purposes, unless this activity is prohibited by federal law. Provides that the Department may adopt any rules necessary for the implementation of the Act.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Adds an exemption for specified antique guns and knives and for musical instruments.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/20/2015SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Linda Holmes
  2/20/2015SenateFirst Reading
  2/20/2015SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/11/2015SenateAssigned to Environment and Conservation
  3/19/2015SenatePostponed - Environment and Conservation
  3/19/2015SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  3/19/2015SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  3/20/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Linda Holmes
  3/20/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/24/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Environment and Conservation
  3/26/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/26/2015SenatePostponed - Environment and Conservation
  3/27/2015SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 24, 2015
  3/30/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  4/14/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Linda Holmes
  4/14/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  4/15/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 3 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Linda Holmes
  4/15/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 3 Referred to Assignments
  4/21/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Environment and Conservation
  4/21/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 3 Assignments Refers to Environment and Conservation
  4/24/2015SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 15, 2015
  4/30/2015SenatePostponed - Environment and Conservation
  4/30/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Postponed - Environment and Conservation
  4/30/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 3 Postponed - Environment and Conservation
  5/15/2015SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2015
  10/10/2015SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
  10/10/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
  10/10/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 3 Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
  3/30/2016SenateRe-assigned to Judiciary
  4/8/2016SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  1/10/2017SenateSession Sine Die

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