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HR 511 Part One: An Introduction to HR 511 and the Junk Science Behind It

“Because we focused on the snake, we missed the scorpion.”  ~ Egyptian Proverb The Legislative History of HR 511 On January 26, 2011, U.S. Representative Thomas J. Rooney (R-FL) introduced House Resolution 511 which seeks to amend title 18, United States Code (the “Lacey Act”), to prohibit the importation of nine species of constrictor snakes as injurious

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