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Raul M Grijalva from Arizona.
This man has repeatedly introduced and reintroduced the same legislation each and every year for the last ten years. In 2009 the law he seeks passage of is now under a new name and he has new allies. Here are the official details: ( For more information go here.)
Title: To conserve global bear populations by prohibiting the importation, exportation, and interstate trade of bear viscera and items, products, or substances containing, or labeled or advertised as containing, bear viscera, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Grijalva, Raul M. [AZ-7] (introduced 7/31/2009) Cosponsors (46)
Latest Major Action: 8/10/2009 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Insular Affairs, Oceans and Wildlife.
COSPONSORS(46), ALPHABETICAL [followed by Cosponsors withdrawn]: (Sort: by date)
Rep Abercrombie, Neil [HI-1] – 9/10/2009 Rep Baldwin, Tammy [WI-2] – 1/20/2010
Rep Berman, Howard L. [CA-28] – 7/31/2009 Rep Blumenauer, Earl [OR-3] – 7/31/2009
Rep Campbell, John [CA-48] – 7/31/2009 Rep Capps, Lois [CA-23] – 7/31/2009
Rep Carnahan, Russ [MO-3] – 11/2/2009 Rep Castle, Michael N. [DE] – 1/12/2010
Rep Christensen, Donna M. [VI] – 7/31/2009 Rep Cohen, Steve [TN-9] – 7/31/2009
Rep Conyers, John, Jr. [MI-14] – 7/31/2009 Rep Cummings, Elijah E. [MD-7] – 9/10/2009
Rep DeLauro, Rosa L. [CT-3] – 7/31/2009 Rep Doyle, Michael F. [PA-14] – 7/31/2009
Rep Eshoo, Anna G. [CA-14] – 11/16/2009 Rep Farr, Sam [CA-17] – 7/31/2009
Rep Filner, Bob [CA-51] – 11/16/2009 Rep Fortenberry, Jeff [NE-1] – 7/31/2009
Rep Frank, Barney [MA-4] – 7/31/2009 Rep Gallegly, Elton [CA-24] – 7/31/2009
Rep Hare, Phil [IL-17] – 7/31/2009 Rep Hinchey, Maurice D. [NY-22] – 7/31/2009
Rep Hirono, Mazie K. [HI-2] – 7/31/2009 Rep Holt, Rush D. [NJ-12] – 7/31/2009
Rep Johnson, Eddie Bernice [TX-30] – 9/10/2009 Rep Kildee, Dale E. [MI-5] – 11/18/2009
Rep Kucinich, Dennis J. [OH-10] – 7/31/2009 Rep Lee, Barbara [CA-9] – 7/31/2009
Rep Lewis, John [GA-5] – 7/31/2009 Rep Lowey, Nita M. [NY-18] – 10/6/2009
Rep Maloney, Carolyn B. [NY-14] – 7/31/2009 Rep Markey, Edward J. [MA-7] – 7/31/2009
Rep McCollum, Betty [MN-4] – 1/20/2010 Rep McGovern, James P. [MA-3] – 9/23/2009
Rep Miller, George [CA-7] – 7/31/2009 Rep Moore, Dennis [KS-3] – 1/12/2010
Rep Nadler, Jerrold [NY-8] – 7/31/2009 Rep Pascrell, Bill, Jr. [NJ-8] – 7/31/2009
Rep Price, David E. [NC-4] – 7/31/2009 Rep Rothman, Steven R. [NJ-9] – 9/23/2009
Rep Sanchez, Linda T. [CA-39] – 7/31/2009 Rep Schakowsky, Janice D. [IL-9] – 9/10/2009
Rep Serrano, Jose E. [NY-16] – 7/31/2009 Rep Sherman, Brad [CA-27] – 7/31/2009
Rep Stark, Fortney Pete [CA-13] – 9/10/2009 Rep Van Hollen, Chris [MD-8] – 7/31/2009
Here is the law as it was presented and the list of his supporters/cosponsors. The library of congress has this as still an active piece of legislation.
Be warned… if this passes it is only the beginning of the end. First they seek to ban the sale and use of wildlife. Then they will end the hunting of it as well. If you have a rep on this list..let them know they will be remembered at the polls. You have a voice…speak up!!!!!