PENDING FEDERAL LEGISLATION:
Traveling Exotic Animal And Public Safety Protection Act ; to amend the Animal Welfare Act to restrict the use of exotic and wild animals in traveling performances.
4/11/17: Referred to the House Agriculture Committee, Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
Big Cat Public Safety Act ; makes it unlawful (with certain exceptions) to import, export, transport, sell, breed, or possess lions, tigers, and other exotic cats.
4/11/17: Referred to the House Resources Committee, Subcommittee on Federal Lands