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senate Bill S. 89

Migratory Bird Treaty Amendment Act of 2013

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      Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works
    IntroducedJanuary 23rd, 2013

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Title

Migratory Bird Treaty Amendment Act of 2013

Official Title

A bill to amend the Migratory Bird Treaty Act to authorize hunting under certain circumstances.

Summary

Migratory Bird Treaty Amendment Act of 2013 - Amends the Migratory Bird Treaty Act to allow an agricultural producer, or a hunter with the producer's permission, to take migratory game birds by the aid of baiting, if: (1) the manipulation occurs on the producer's land on which a crop was not harvestable during the current or immediately preceding crop year due to a natural disaster, and (2) a local representative of the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) confirms that the crop has been destroyed and that it would not be economically practicable to harvest the crop.

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