Jun 4, 2022

New York State Legislature Fails to Advance Legally Harvested Wildlife Import Ban

The New York State Legislature adjourned today without passing the ill-conceived Senate Bill (SB) 2814, titled the “Big Five African Trophies Act,” after extensive advocacy efforts from SCI members and staff. If enacted, SB 2814 would have banned the importation, transportation, and possession of five major African wildlife species, including the African elephant, lion, leopard,