2013 Regular Session



Natural Resources - Shark or Elasmobranch Fins - Restriction on Possession, Distribution, or Consumption

Sponsored by:

Senator Colburn


In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; Withdrawn

Synopsis:Prohibiting a person from possessing, selling, offering for sale, trading, or distributing a fin or tail of a shark or other elasmobranch; exempting specified persons from the prohibition against possessing a shark fin under specified circumstances; authorizing a person to use a ray or skate as bait under specified circumstances; prohibiting a person from selling or consuming shark fin soup; requiring the Department of Natural Resources to adopt regulations to implement the Act; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senator Colburn
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Pre-Filed
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Broad Subject(s):Hunting and Fishing
Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Narrow Subject(s):Fish and Fishing -see also- Aquaculture; Gill Nets
Food -see also- Kosher; Meat, Poultry, Seafood; Milk
Higher Education -see also- Comm Colleges; Med Schools; etc.
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Natural Resources, Department of
Rules and Regulations
Statutes:Article - Natural Resources

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October 24, 2017 1:07 P.M.