Digest of Federal Resource Laws of Interest to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Wild Bird Conservation Act

Wild Bird Conservation Act -- Title I of P.L. 102-440, signed October 23, 1992 (106 Stat. 2224) establishes a new Federal system to limit or prohibit U.S. imports of exotic bird species, as follows:

The legislative history includes: House Report 102-749, Parts 1 and 2; Congressional Record pages H7995 - 97, August 11, 1992; Congressional Record pages S15871 - 73, September 30, 1992; and a Presidential statement issued at the signing of the bill.

This authority is administered by the Assistant Director for International Affairs and the Assistant Director for Refuges and Wildlife.

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