Amending the Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act of 1971 (16 U.S.C. 1331-1340), as amended
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Amending the Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act of 1971 (16 U.S.C. 1331-1340), as amended report together with additional and minority views (to accompany S. 457). by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Wild horses -- United States.,
  • Wildlife conservation -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Donkeys -- Law and legislation -- United States.

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Edition Notes

SeriesReport / 98th Congress, 1st session, Senate -- no. 98-339.
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. ;
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17125888M

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The Wild and Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act of (WFRHBA), is an Act of Congress (Pub.L. 92–), signed into law by President Richard M. Nixon on Decem The act covered the management, protection and study of "unbranded and unclaimed horses and burros on public lands in the United States."Enacted by: the 92nd United States Congress. The Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act (WFRHBA) was established in to protect wild horses and burros on federal land, placing them under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and U.S. Forest Service (USFS). Among other things, the Act. The entire story of our journey with horses (at least through early ) is told in the two books that follow: the national best seller The Soul of a Horse – Life Lessons from the Herd and its sequel Born Wild – The Soul of a Horse.. And what a story it is as two novices without a clue stumble and bumble their way through the learning process so that hopefully you won’t have to. Perhaps a helpful thing to do is to add the BLM's census numbers from The myths and facts article at the BLM web site says both " There were an estima wild horses and burros in ," and "That number wild horses (plus 8, burros)" - which added up, is .

It is important to note that from the time of the enactment of the Act in through , including the amendments in and , the Act at all times provided that Congress formally protect these free-roaming wild horses and burros, and mandated that they cannot be sold or processed into commercial products, in effect, slaughtered. However, since the bill also called for the removal from public lands of all non-Spanish horses, it came under heavy opposition.[50] Federal protection for all free-roaming horses was ultimately accomplished by the Wild and Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act of (WFRHBA).[51].   The article is divided into five parts. First, by way of background, the article provides an overview of the Act. The article proceeds with an analysis of the cases involving decisions to remove wild homes and burros from public lands, including the question of the appropriate management levels for these animals.   Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act, as amended: States that wild horses and burros are to be considered in the area where they were found at the time of the law’s passage; provides for the protection of wild horses and burros from capture, branding, harassment or death; directs the Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service.

WILD FREE-ROAMING HORSES AND BURROS ACT [ACT OF DECEM (COMMONLY KNOWN AS THE ‘‘WILD FREE-ROAMING HORSES AND BURROS ACT’’)] [Public Law 92–] [As Amended Through P.L. –, Enacted December 8, ] øCurrency: This publication is a compilation of the text of Public Law 92– ItFile Size: 48KB. The "Wild Horse Annie Act" became Public Law on Sept. 8, , but it did not include Annie's recommendation that Congress initiate a program to protect, manage and control wild horses and burros. By , the population of wild horses on public lands had declined significantly because of the encroachment of man and the impact of mustangers. The Wild Free Roaming Horses and Burros Act of requires the BLM to manage the numbers of wild horses on lands where they’ve historically lived. Part of that management is to keep the herds at a population level that doesn’t threaten their habitat. The Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act was passed, unanimously, through Congress and signed by former President Nixon on Decem It became Public Law , which protects wild horses and burros within designated territories on both Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management lands.