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SB 839 - Prohibits Orca Captivity and Breeding - California Key Vote

Ling-Ling Chang voted Nay (Passage With Amendment) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Prohibits Orca Captivity and Breeding

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (26-13) - (Key vote)
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Title: Prohibits Orca Captivity and Breeding

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with House amendments and pass a bill that prohibits an individual, corporation, or institution from breeding an orca or holding an orca in captivity.

Highlights:

 

  • Prohibits individuals from holding orca whales in captivity for any purpose (Sec. 8).

  • Authorizes orca whales already in captivity on January 1, 2017 to be used for breeding and species preservation (Sec. 8).

  • Prohibits the export, transport, or sale of orca whales to another entity unless authorized by federal law (Sec. 8).

  • Specifies that the punishment for keeping orca whales in captivity is a fine between $25,000 and $50,000 or imprisonment for no more than 1 year (Sec. 8).

Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (48-28) - (Key vote)
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Title: Prohibits Orca Captivity and Breeding

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits an individual, corporation, or institution from breeding an orca or holding an orca in captivity.

Highlights:

 

  • Prohibits individuals from holding orca whales in captivity for any purpose (Sec. 8).

  • Authorizes orca whales already in captivity on January 1, 2017 to be used for breeding and species preservation (Sec. 8).

  • Prohibits the export, transport, or sale of orca whales to another entity unless authorized by federal law (Sec. 8).

  • Specifies that the punishment for keeping orca whales in captivity is a fine between $25,000 and $50,000 or imprisonment for no more than 1 year (Sec. 8).

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (25-11) -
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Prohibits Orca Captivity and Breeding

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