Introduced House Bill (H)

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Ban on ivory and rhino horn sales. Makes the sale or other transfer of ownership of an article consisting of or containing ivory or rhino horn a Class A misdemeanor. Provides exceptions applying: (1) if the article is at least 100 years old and ivory or rhino horn constitutes less than 20% of the article by volume; (2) if the sale or transfer of ownership of the article is for bona fide educational or scientific purposes or is to a museum or educational institution; (3) if the transfer of ownership of the article is from a decedent or decedent's estate Ban on ivory and rhino horn sales. Makes the sale or other transfer of ownership of an article consisting of or containing ivory or rhino horn a Class A misdemeanor. Provides exceptions applying: (1) if the article is at least 100 years old and ivory or rhino horn constitutes less than 20% of the article by volume; (2) if the sale or transfer of ownership of the article is for bona fide educational or scientific purposes or is to a museum or educational institution; (3) if the transfer of ownership of the article is from a decedent or decedent's estate to an heir or devisee; or (4) if the article is a musical instrument that was manufactured not later than 1975. ... View more