Hunting, fishing, trapping; disturbance or injury on wildlife refuges.
Importation or shipment of injurious mammals, birds, fish (including mollusks and crustacea), amphibia, and reptiles; permits, specimens for museums; regulations.
Force, violence, and threats involving animal enterprises.
Transportation of water hyacinths.
Use of aircraft or motor vehicles to hunt certain wild horses or burros; pollution of watering holes.
Animal crush videos.
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.
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.
1956—Act Aug. 1, 1956, ch. 825, § 2(b),70 Stat. 798, amended chapter heading to include reference to “Plants” and added item 46.
The table below lists the classification updates, since Jan. 3, 2012, for the contained sections. If there are multiple sections, they are presented in section number order (original document order).
The most recent Classification Table update that we have noticed was Tuesday, August 13, 2013
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