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House Bill 873 Would Prohibit the Sale of Aquatic Life for Aquarium Purposes

With the fourth day of the 2015 legislative session in Hawaii drawing to a close, there are two new aquarium fishery-related bills pending introduction in the House. The first is HB 873, which would prohibit the sale of aquatic life … Continue reading

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First 2015 Hawaii Aquarium Bill Introduced

Senate Bill 322 is the first aquarium fish bill to be introduced to the State of Hawaii’s 28th Legislature. The bill seeks to criminalize the sale of aquatic life for aquarium use and establishes penalties for first and subsequent violations. … Continue reading

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