Trophy Hunting, African Animal Product Importation Ban Bill To Be Heard In Assembly Committee

Committee to Abolish Sport Hunting Blog

Assemblyman Henry Stern. (Kevin Sanders for California Globe)

‘California is trying to legislate people from doing a hobby that supports conservation in Africa’

By Evan Symon, August 4, 2020 6:30 am

This week, the Assembly Committee on Water, Parks, and Wildlife is due to have a hearing over a bill that would effectively end wildlife trafficking into California.

A trophy hunt, wild animal importation ban

Senate Bill 1175, authored by Senator Henry Stern (D-Canoga Park), would require the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (DFW) to create a list of wild animals that would not be permitted to be imported or transported within the the state. The DFW would also be able to stop transportation of any animal that could be carrying a disease or illness to protect Californian citizens, wildlife, and agriculture and would only allow transport to continue after rigorous testing.

SB 1175, also known…

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