Endangered Species Conservation Act of 1972: Hearings, Ninety-second Congress, Second Session, on S. 249 ... S. 3199 and S. 3818 ... August 4 and 10, 1972

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Page 19 - this paragraph, the Secretary may request the Attorney 8 General to institute a civil action in a district court of the United States for any district in which such person is found or resides or transacts business to collect the penalty, and such court shall have jurisdiction to hear and decide any
Page 180 - or wildlife on the United States' List of Endangered Native Fish and Wildlife, as amended and accepted in accordance with subsection (d) of section 5, except as permitted in the proviso by subsection (c) of section 5 and subsection (d) of section 6. (b) If any provision of this chapter or the application thereof to any person
Page 13 - or any part, products, egg, or offspring thereof, or the dead body or parts thereof; (2) "United States" includes the several States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, American Samoa, the Virgin Islands, and Guam; (3) "person" means any individual, firm, corporation, association, or partnership subject to the jurisdiction of the United
Page 13 - to the jurisdiction of the United States; (4) "take" means to pursue, hunt, shoot, capture, collect, kill, or attempt to pursue, hunt, shoot, capture, collect, or kill; (5) "Secretary" means the Secretary of the Interior or the Secretary of Commerce as program responsibilities are vested pursuant to the provisions of Reorganization Plan Numbered 4 of 1970;
Page 48 - wildlife; and (B) at all reasonable times upon notice by a duly authorized representative of the Secretary, afford such representative access to his places of business an opportunity to examine his inventory of imported fish and wildlife and the records required to be kept under subparagraph (A) of this paragraph, and to copy such records.
Page 238 - We strongly support the provision in your bill and in S. 3199 to make it the policy of Congress that all Federal departments and agencies shall seek to protect species or subspecies threatened with extinction or likely within the foreseeable future to become threatened with extinction. It is essential to
Page 180 - or whoever fails to procure or violates the terms of any permit issued thereunder shall be fined not more than $500 or be imprisoned not more than six months, or both. (b) Any person who violates the provisions of
Page 14 - utilize such programs in furtherance of the purpose of this Act. All other Federal departments and agencies shall, in consultation with and with the assistance of the Secretary, utilize, where practicable, their authorities in furtherance of the purpose of this
Page 43 - paragraph (1) of this subsection shall be conducted in accordance with section 554 of title 5. The Secretary may issue subpenas for the attendance and testimony of witnesses and the production of relevant papers, books, and documents, and administer oaths. Witnesses summoned shall be paid the same fees and mileage that are paid witnesses in the courts of the United States. In case of contumacy or refusal to
Page 229 - Again, thank you for the opportunity to present our views. I will be happy to work with you and your staff in developing the fine points of our proposals. I will be glad to answer any

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