US HB263 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 112-16-1)
Status: Introduced on January 11 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-01-11 - Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
Pending: House Natural Resources Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Revises requirements governing the trade of big cats (i.e., species of lion, tiger, leopard, cheetah, jaguar, or cougar or any hybrid of such species). Specifically, it revises restrictions on the possession and exhibition of big cats, including to restrict direct contact between the public and big cats.

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Big Cat Public Safety Act


Rep. Mike Quigley [D-IL]Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick [R-PA]Rep. Earl Blumenauer [D-OR]Rep. Vern Buchanan [R-FL]
Rep. Jesus Garcia [D-IL]Rep. Michael Waltz [R-FL]Rep. Jerry McNerney [D-CA]Rep. Steve Womack [R-AR]
Rep. Sean Casten [D-IL]Rep. Adam Smith [D-WA]Rep. Chellie Pingree [D-ME]Rep. Suzanne Bonamici [D-OR]
Rep. Kathy Castor [D-FL]Rep. Julia Brownley [D-CA]Rep. Peter Welch [D-VT]Rep. James Langevin [D-RI]
Rep. C.A. Ruppersberger [D-MD]Rep. Alan Lowenthal [D-CA]Rep. Ken Buck [R-CO]Rep. Grace Napolitano [D-CA]
Rep. Grace Meng [D-NY]Rep. Eleanor Norton [D-DC]Rep. Bonnie Coleman [D-NJ]Rep. Brian Higgins [D-NY]
Rep. Jahana Hayes [D-CT]Rep. Mark Takano [D-CA]Rep. Lauren Underwood [D-IL]Rep. Chrissy Houlahan [D-PA]
Rep. Steven Horsford [D-NV]Rep. Alcee Hastings [D-FL]Rep. Val Demings [D-FL]Rep. Elaine Luria [D-VA]
Rep. Ruben Gallego [D-AZ]Rep. Daniel Kildee [D-MI]Rep. Nydia Velazquez [D-NY]Rep. Marc Veasey [D-TX]
Rep. Carolyn Maloney [D-NY]Rep. Ro Khanna [D-CA]Rep. Juan Vargas [D-CA]Rep. Betty McCollum [D-MN]
Rep. Anna Eshoo [D-CA]Rep. Thomas Suozzi [D-NY]Rep. Jimmy Panetta [D-CA]Rep. Derek Kilmer [D-WA]
Rep. Salud Carbajal [D-CA]Rep. Cindy Axne [D-IA]Rep. Mondaire Jones [D-NY]Rep. Lloyd Smucker [R-PA]
Rep. Diana DeGette [D-CO]Rep. Raul Ruiz [D-CA]Rep. Mike Garcia [R-CA]Rep. Guy Reschenthaler [R-PA]
Rep. Brendan Boyle [D-PA]Rep. Jason Crow [D-CO]Rep. Kurt Schrader [D-OR]Rep. Doris Matsui [D-CA]
Rep. Adam Schiff [D-CA]Rep. Judy Chu [D-CA]Rep. Dwight Evans [D-PA]Rep. Theodore Deutch [D-FL]
Rep. Jackie Speier [D-CA]Rep. Janice Schakowsky [D-IL]Rep. Frank Pallone [D-NJ]Rep. Susan Wild [D-PA]
Rep. Fred Upton [R-MI]Rep. Suzan DelBene [D-WA]Rep. Albio Sires [D-NJ]Rep. Andy Kim [D-NJ]
Rep. Paul Tonko [D-NY]Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi [D-IL]Rep. Kathleen Rice [D-NY]Rep. Christopher Pappas [D-NH]
Rep. James McGovern [D-MA]Rep. Tom Malinowski [D-NJ]Rep. Ann Kuster [D-NH]Rep. Gregorio Sablan [I-MP]
Rep. Joyce Beatty [D-OH]Rep. David Cicilline [D-RI]Rep. Greg Stanton [D-AZ]Rep. Gregory Meeks [D-NY]
Rep. Norma Torres [D-CA]Rep. Joseph Neguse [D-CO]Rep. Mike Levin [D-CA]Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick [D-AZ]
Rep. Sean Maloney [D-NY]Rep. Lois Frankel [D-FL]Rep. Alma Adams [D-NC]Rep. Antonio Delgado [D-NY]
Rep. Peter DeFazio [D-OR]Rep. James Himes [D-CT]Rep. Pete Aguilar [D-CA]Rep. Ted Lieu [D-CA]
Rep. Pramila Jayapal [D-WA]Rep. Elizabeth Fletcher [D-TX]Rep. Ayanna Pressley [D-MA]Rep. Lee Zeldin [R-NY]
Rep. Michael Doyle [D-PA]Rep. Jim Cooper [D-TN]Rep. Abigail Spanberger [D-VA]Rep. John Yarmuth [D-KY]
Rep. Michael Turner [R-OH]Rep. Josh Harder [D-CA]Rep. Barbara Lee [D-CA]Rep. Gerald Connolly [D-VA]
Rep. Cheri Bustos [D-IL]Rep. Brad Sherman [D-CA]Rep. Tom O'Halleran [D-AZ]Rep. Andy Levin [D-MI]
Rep. Sylvia Garcia [D-TX]Rep. Ed Perlmutter [D-CO]Rep. Madeleine Dean [D-PA]Rep. Katherine Clark [D-MA]
Rep. Maria Salazar [R-FL]Rep. Luis Correa [D-CA]Rep. Marie Newman [D-IL]Rep. Mark Pocan [D-WI]
Rep. Bradley Schneider [D-IL]Rep. Colin Allred [D-TX]Rep. Lucy McBath [D-GA]Rep. Bill Johnson [R-OH]
Rep. Tim Ryan [D-OH]Rep. Mark DeSaulnier [D-CA]Rep. Michael McCaul [R-TX]Rep. Rodney Davis [R-IL]
Rep. Haley Stevens [D-MI]Rep. Jared Huffman [D-CA]Rep. Veronica Escobar [D-TX]Rep. Jeff Van Drew [D-NJ]
Rep. David Joyce [R-OH]


2021-01-11HouseReferred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
2021-01-11HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

HB211 (Related) 2021-01-05 - Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committee on the Budget, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.


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