Re: proposed law in Pennsylvania!!!!!
Posted by Todd Quinn on 2/20/08
On 2/06/08, Nascent Systems wrote:
> Well a lot of People attended the meeting, the ruling was
> not Passed!
> On 1/18/08, Laura wrote:
>> 08.pdf (scroll to G 137.1
>> WIll make it ILLEGAL to own or sell Nanday Conures in
>> Pennsylvania! Please write and tell them NO WAY!
>> It reads:
>> G. Amend 58 Pa. Code, §137.1.
>> Commentary: Currently, §137.1 requires a person importing
>> lawfully acquired wildlife,
>> or parts thereof, for menagerie, educational or scientific
>> purposes to
>> obtain an importation permit, but does not require an
>> importation permit
>> for exotic wildlife dealer or exotic wildlife possession
>> permit holders. In
>> an effort to create consistency in the regulations and
>> increase the
>> Commission’s capabilities to address wildlife
>> epidemiological concerns,
>> the Commission is proposing to amend §137.1 (relating to
>> sale and release of certain wildlife) to specifically
>> require propagation,
>> exotic wildlife dealer and exotic wildlife possession
>> permit holders to
>> acquire an importation permit prior to importing any
>> wildlife into this
>> Commonwealth. The Commission is also proposing to amend
>> §137.1 to
>> prohibit the importation, possession, sale and release of
>> all non-human
>> primates and the Conure-Nanday, sometimes referred to as
>> the Blackhooded
>> Parakeet, in response to human health/safety and wildlife
>> health purposes.