18 U.S. Code Chapter 3 - ANIMALS, BIRDS, FISH, AND PLANTS

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Sec. 41. Hunting, fishing, trapping; disturbance or injury on wildlife refuges. 42. Importation or shipment of injurious mammals, birds, fish (including mollusks and crustacea), amphibia, and reptiles; permits, specimens for museums; regulations. 43. Force, violence, and threats involving animal enterprises. [44, 45. Repealed.] 46. Transportation of water hyacinths. 47. Use of aircraft or motor vehicles to hunt certain wild horses or burros; pollution of watering holes. 48. Animal crush videos. 49. Enforcement of animal fighting prohibitions.
Historical and Revision Notes

The criminal provisions of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, sections 703–711 of title 16, U.S.C., 1940 ed., Conservation, and the Migratory Bird Conservation Act, sections 715–715r of title 16, U.S.C., 1940 ed., Conservation, were considered for inclusion in this chapter. Since these provisions, except parts of sections 704–707 of said title 16, are so inextricably interwoven with the Migratory Bird Acts, it was found advisable to exclude them.
Amendments

2010—Pub. L. 111–294, § 3(b),Dec. 9, 2010, 124 Stat. 3179, substituted “Animal crush videos” for “Depiction of animal cruelty” in item 48.
2007—Pub. L. 110–22, § 2(b),May 3, 2007, 121 Stat. 88, added item 49.
2006—Pub. L. 109–374, § 2(b),Nov. 27, 2006, 120 Stat. 2655, substituted “Force, violence, and threats involving animal enterprises” for “Animal enterprise terrorism” in item 43.
1999—Pub. L. 106–152, § 1(b),Dec. 9, 1999, 113 Stat. 1732, added item 48.
1992—Pub. L. 102–346, § 2(b),Aug. 26, 1992, 106 Stat. 929, which directed the general amendment of item 43, was executed by adding item 43 to reflect the probable intent of Congress, because item 43 had been previously struck out by Pub. L. 101–647. See 1990 Amendment note below.
1990—Pub. L. 101–647, title XII, § 1206(b), title XXXV, § 3506,Nov. 29, 1990, 104 Stat. 4832, 4922, substituted “Importation or shipment of injurious mammals, birds, fish (including mollusks and crustacea), amphibia, and reptiles; permits, specimens for museums; regulations” for “Importation of injurious animals and birds; permits; specimens for museums” in item 42, struck out item 43 “Transportation or importation in violation of state, national, or foreign laws”, item 44 “Marking packages or containers”, and item 45 “Capturing or killing carrier pigeons”, and inserted “; pollution of watering holes” after “burros” in item 47.
1959—Pub. L. 86–234, § 1(b),Sept. 8, 1959, 73 Stat. 470, added item 47.
1956—Act Aug. 1, 1956, ch. 825, § 2(b),70 Stat. 798, amended chapter heading to include reference to “Plants” and added item 46.

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18 USCDescription of ChangeSession YearPublic LawStatutes at Large
§ 492014113-79 [Sec.] 12308(b)(2)128 Stat. 991

 

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