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S. 373 - A Bill to Amend Title 18, United States Code, to Include Constrictor Snakes of the Species Python Genera As an Injurious Animal.

Crime and law enforcement. 111th Congress (2009-2010) View bill details
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A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to include constrictor snakes of the species Python genera as an injurious animal. (by CRS) 
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A Bill to Amend Title 18, United States Code, to Include Constrictor Snakes of the Species Python Genera As an Injurious Animal.

S. 373 — 111th Congress (2009–2010)

Summary
A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to include constrictor snakes of the species Python genera as an injurious animal. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to include constrictor snakes of the species Python genera as an injurious animal.
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    Sponsor
    Bill Nelson
    Co-Sponsors
    Subjects
    • Crime and law enforcement
    • Reptiles
    • Trade restrictions
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    Major Actions
    Introduced2/03/2009
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced2/03/2009
    2/03/2009Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S1438)
    2/03/2009Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
    12/03/2009Committee on Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Water and Wildlife. Hearings held.
    Put on a legislative calendar12/10/2009Committee on Environment and Public Works. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
    5/05/2010Committee on Environment and Public Works. Reported by Senator Boxer with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 111-180. Minority views filed.
    Put on a legislative calendar5/05/2010Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 365.
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

    Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

    10 times as much
    $219,305
    $2,857,591
    $0
    $24,001
    $3,100,897
    $309,753
    $309,753

    opposed this bill

    13 Organizations Supported and 5 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    A Bill to Amend Title 18, United States Code, to Include Constrictor Snakes of the Species Python Genera As an Injurious Animal.

    13 organizations supported this bill

    Animal Welfare Institute
    (2009, October 30). Joint Statement on H.R. 2811. Retrieved December 14, 2009, from .
    Born Free USA
    (2009, October 30). Joint Statement on H.R. 2811. Retrieved December 14, 2009, from .
    Defenders of Wildlife
    (2009, October 30). Joint Statement on H.R. 2811. Retrieved December 14, 2009, from .
    Great Lakes United
    (2009, October 30). Joint Statement on H.R. 2811. Retrieved December 14, 2009, from .
    Humane Society of the United States
    (2009, July 30). U.S. House Committee Takes Action to Stem Trade in Burmese Pythons. Retrieved December 14, 2009, from .
    Natural Areas Association
    (2009, October 30). Joint Statement on H.R. 2811. Retrieved December 14, 2009, from .
    Natural Environmental Coalition on Invasive Species
    (2009, October 30). Joint Statement on H.R. 2811. Retrieved December 14, 2009, from .
    Natural Resources Defense Council
    (2009, October 30). Joint Statement on H.R. 2811. Retrieved December 14, 2009, from .
    Nature Conservancy
    (2009, October 30). Joint Statement on H.R. 2811. Retrieved December 14, 2009, from .
    Sierra Club
    (2009, October 30). Joint Statement on H.R. 2811. Retrieved December 14, 2009, from .
    South Florida Water Management District
    Testimony before the house subcommittee on crime, terrorism and homeland security.. 111th Cong., 1st Sess., (2009). (Testimony of George Horne). Retrieved December 14, 2009, from SoFlWaterMgmt.pdf.
    U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
    Testimony of Dan Ashe, deputy director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior, before the senate environment and public works committee on water and wildlife. 111th Cong., 1st Sess., (2009). (Testimony of Dan Ashe). Retrieved December 14, 2009, from DanAshe_0.pdf.
    Union of Concerned Scientists
    (2009, October 30). Joint Statement on H.R. 2811. Retrieved December 14, 2009, from .

    5 organizations opposed this bill

    California Reptile and Invertebrate Society
    (2009, December 7). Oppose python ban campaign. Retrieved December 14, 2009, from .
    Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council
    (2009, February 3). Congressional Python Ban. Retrieved December 14, 2009, from .
    Pethobbyist.com
    (2009, December 13). S. 373 Aint Over Till It's Over. Retrieved December 14, 2009, from .
    Responsible Exotic Animal Ownership
    (2009, July 2). Rexano opposes s. 373. Retrieved December 14, 2009, from .
    United States Association of Reptile Keepers
    (n.d.). USARK- Position Statements. Retrieved December 14, 2009, from .

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 111th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2005 – December 31, 2010.
    Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$5,010$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$500$2,500
    John BarrassoRWY$0$3,500
    Max BaucusDMT$25,500$7,000
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$1,000$0
    Mark BegichDAK$90,174$1,000
    Michael BennetDCO$162,611$1,000
    Bob BennettRUT$0$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$16,251$0
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$267,992$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$60,600$0
    Sam BrownbackRKS$0$0
    Jim BunningRKY$0$0
    Richard BurrRNC$16,550$16,375
    Roland BurrisDIL$0$0
    Robert ByrdDWV$16,750$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$152,365$0
    Ben CardinDMD$38,941$0
    Tom CarperDDE$2,300$1,500
    Bob CaseyDPA$67,513$300
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$1,751$21,000
    Tom CoburnROK$0$1,000
    William Thad CochranRMS$2,300$0
    Susan CollinsRME$18,400$18,000
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$2,000$3,000
    Bob CorkerRTN$3,000$10,000
    John CornynRTX$0$15,000
    Mike CrapoRID$1,300$3,875
    Jim DeMintRSC$8,950$9,500
    Chris DoddDCT$7,400$2,500
    Byron DorganDND$2,250$1,000
    Dick DurbinDIL$17,810$2,500
    John EnsignRNV$9,000$6,000
    Mike EnziRWY$0$7,000
    Russ FeingoldDWI$82,621$1,000
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$34,850$0
    Kirsten GillibrandDNY$71,009$1,750
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,250$2,500
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$500$3,500
    Judd GreggRNH$0$0
    Kay HaganDNC$42,197$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$15,315$0
    Orrin HatchRUT$0$10,500
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$7,233$0
    Jim InhofeROK$0$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$4,700$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$4,900$5,175
    Mike JohannsRNE$0$10,500
    Tim JohnsonDSD$8,800$250
    Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
    Ted KennedyDMA$10,120$0
    John KerryDMA$18,920$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$64,500$2,000
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$0$13,000
    Mary LandrieuDLA$17,066$0
    Frank LautenbergDNJ$37,158$0
    Patrick LeahyDVT$23,500$1,285
    Carl LevinDMI$24,095$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$37,700$1,000
    Blanche LincolnDAR$500$11,868
    Dick LugarRIN$7,200$0
    Mel MartinezRFL$0$0
    John McCainRAZ$0$4,900
    Claire McCaskillDMO$67,960$2,000
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$5,850$24,100
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$31,650$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$111,795$0
    Barbara MikulskiDMD$14,350$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$6,250$6,000
    Patty MurrayDWA$96,878$2,500
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$4,500$7,500
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$67,305$1,000
    Mark PryorDAR$1,250$3,000
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$13,760$0
    Harry ReidDNV$135,909$2,000
    Jim RischRID$0$2,000
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$10,500
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$50,100$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$38,600$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$43,300$2,500
    Jeff SessionsRAL$2,000$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$89,567$0
    Richard ShelbyRAL$4,700$0
    Olympia SnoweRME$11,400$2,000
    Arlen SpecterDPA$5,600$6,500
    Debbie StabenowDMI$26,010$1,000
    Jon TesterDMT$114,377$0
    John ThuneRSD$9,000$7,500
    Mark UdallDCO$332,947$1,000
    Tom UdallDNM$144,004$0
    David VitterRLA$25,600$8,375
    George VoinovichROH$0$-1,000
    Mark WarnerDVA$9,383$1,000
    Jim WebbDVA$45,390$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$66,310$0
    Roger WickerRMS$3,300$15,000
    Ron WydenDOR$9,500$2,500

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$5,010$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$500$2,500
    John BarrassoRWY$0$3,500
    Max BaucusDMT$25,500$7,000
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$1,000$0
    Mark BegichDAK$90,174$1,000
    Michael BennetDCO$162,611$1,000
    Bob BennettRUT$0$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$16,251$0
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$267,992$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$60,600$0
    Sam BrownbackRKS$0$0
    Jim BunningRKY$0$0
    Richard BurrRNC$16,550$16,375
    Roland BurrisDIL$0$0
    Robert ByrdDWV$16,750$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$152,365$0
    Ben CardinDMD$38,941$0
    Tom CarperDDE$2,300$1,500
    Bob CaseyDPA$67,513$300
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$1,751$21,000
    Tom CoburnROK$0$1,000
    William Thad CochranRMS$2,300$0
    Susan CollinsRME$18,400$18,000
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$2,000$3,000
    Bob CorkerRTN$3,000$10,000
    John CornynRTX$0$15,000
    Mike CrapoRID$1,300$3,875
    Jim DeMintRSC$8,950$9,500
    Chris DoddDCT$7,400$2,500
    Byron DorganDND$2,250$1,000
    Dick DurbinDIL$17,810$2,500
    John EnsignRNV$9,000$6,000
    Mike EnziRWY$0$7,000
    Russ FeingoldDWI$82,621$1,000
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$34,850$0
    Kirsten GillibrandDNY$71,009$1,750
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,250$2,500
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$500$3,500
    Judd GreggRNH$0$0
    Kay HaganDNC$42,197$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$15,315$0
    Orrin HatchRUT$0$10,500
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$7,233$0
    Jim InhofeROK$0$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$4,700$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$4,900$5,175
    Mike JohannsRNE$0$10,500
    Tim JohnsonDSD$8,800$250
    Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
    Ted KennedyDMA$10,120$0
    John KerryDMA$18,920$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$64,500$2,000
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$0$13,000
    Mary LandrieuDLA$17,066$0
    Frank LautenbergDNJ$37,158$0
    Patrick LeahyDVT$23,500$1,285
    Carl LevinDMI$24,095$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$37,700$1,000
    Blanche LincolnDAR$500$11,868
    Dick LugarRIN$7,200$0
    Mel MartinezRFL$0$0
    John McCainRAZ$0$4,900
    Claire McCaskillDMO$67,960$2,000
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$5,850$24,100
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$31,650$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$111,795$0
    Barbara MikulskiDMD$14,350$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$6,250$6,000
    Patty MurrayDWA$96,878$2,500
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$4,500$7,500
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$67,305$1,000
    Mark PryorDAR$1,250$3,000
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$13,760$0
    Harry ReidDNV$135,909$2,000
    Jim RischRID$0$2,000
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$10,500
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$50,100$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$38,600$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$43,300$2,500
    Jeff SessionsRAL$2,000$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$89,567$0
    Richard ShelbyRAL$4,700$0
    Olympia SnoweRME$11,400$2,000
    Arlen SpecterDPA$5,600$6,500
    Debbie StabenowDMI$26,010$1,000
    Jon TesterDMT$114,377$0
    John ThuneRSD$9,000$7,500
    Mark UdallDCO$332,947$1,000
    Tom UdallDNM$144,004$0
    David VitterRLA$25,600$8,375
    George VoinovichROH$0$-1,000
    Mark WarnerDVA$9,383$1,000
    Jim WebbDVA$45,390$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$66,310$0
    Roger WickerRMS$3,300$15,000
    Ron WydenDOR$9,500$2,500

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Environmental policy$2,857,591
    Animal Rights$219,305
    Public official (elected or appointed)$24,001
    Municipal & county government organizations$0

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    General business associations$309,753
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