WV DWA Species List

HR 6342: Traveling Exotic Animal and Public Safety Protection Act

L.A. Exotic Animal Act Ordinance August 2019

Judgment mandate

Invasive Species Council 2016

Invasive Fish and Wildlife Prevention Act of 2016

Invasive Fish and Wildlife Prevention Act of 2016

IN SB 195: 2016

IN HB 1332: Dangerous Wild Animal bill

Illinois House Resolution Admonishes HSUS

Illinois House Resolution Admonishes HSUS

Illinois Herptiles-Herps Act (as enacted)

HSUS: The Hidden Enemy

HSUS Investigation 2015

HR6362: Invasive Fish and Wildlife Prevention Act of 2018

HR2158 Amendment 9.17.14

HR 996 Summary (Library of Congress)

General Legislative Talking Points

Lawsuit: Appeal Amici Reply Brief 2.1.16

FWS Reply to USARK’s Opposition on their Motion to Dismiss

FWS Reply Brief 6.23.14

FWS Q&A on USARK Court Ruling

FWS FOIA Lawsuit Comment Inquiry

FWS FOIA Lawsuit Comment Inquiry

FWS Finalizes Constrictor Rule

FWS Denial to Extend Constrictor Rule Comment Period

FWS Declines Extension Request 3/31/15

FWC Wildlife Stakeholder Meetings Announced July 2014

FWC Executive Order and Online Survey

Final Constrictor Snake Rule 2015

Final Constrictor Rule Federal Register 3.10.15

Federal: HR 2920 Primate Safety Act 2015

Federal Register Spider Tortoise Listing

ESA: Black pinesnake Press 10.5.15

Lawsuit Update 4.26.14

Lawsuit: Appeal Opinion 2017

ESA Spider Tortoise Petition

Lawsuit: PI Final Ruling 5.19.15

Maine Exotic Animal Law

Maine Proposed Rule Changes 2016

Maine 2016: Proposed Rule Changes

Maine 2016 Wildlife Rule Changes

MA: Cambridge pet sales ban

Lawsuit: USARK’s brief filed on 4/20/15

Lawsuit: USARK Supplemental Injunction Brief 5.15.15

Lawsuit: USARK PI Brief 5/19/15

Lawsuit: USARK Opposition Brief 6.12.15

Lawsuit: USARK brief 4/27/15

Lawsuit: USARK Appeal Brief 1.11.16

Lawsuit: Temporary Restraining Order 4.1.15

Lawsuit: Proposed Order Application

Lawsuit: Press Release Preliminary Injunction 5/12/15

Lawsuit: Preliminary Injunction 4.1.15

Lawsuit: Intervenor Order 3.23.16

Lawsuit: Intervenor Order 3.23.16

Lawsuit: Appellate FWS Opening Brief 12/2/15

Lawsuit: HSUS CBD Appeal Brief 1 12.9.15

Lawsuit: HSUS CBD Appeal Brief 1 12.9.15

Lawsuit: FWS Supplemental Injunction Brief 5.15.15

Lawsuit: FWS supplemental brief filed 4/21/15

Lawsuit: FWS Statement 8.24.15

Lawsuit: FWS PI Fact Sheet 6.2.15

Lawsuit: FWS PI Brief 5/19/15

Lawsuit: FWS Notice of PI Appeal Dkt 71

Lawsuit: FWS exhibits filed on 4/20/15

Lawsuit: FWS brief 4/27/15

WV DWA Press Release: 10/9/14

Lawsuit: FWS 2nd Denial of Extension 4.3.15

Lawsuit: Docket 68 HSUS CBD Intervention Granted 7.6.15

Lawsuit: Dkt 64 FWS 6.2.15

Lawsuit: CISP Appeal Brief 12.9.15

Lawsuit: CISP Appeal Brief 12.9.15

ESA: Black Pinesnake Listing 10.5.15

ESA listed species

Maine Rule Changes 2016

2017 Federal Register:

3.16.15 Constrictor Rule Extension Request

2018 Delta Cargo Policy Changes

2017: Waynesboro, PA exotic animal ban and pet limit

2017: Clute, TX draft ordinance May

2017: CA turtle import ban proposal

2017 TX HB2274 and SB1879

2017 Public Water Supply Invasive Species Compliance Act

2017 NM SB81

2017 NM SB81

2017 Nevada AB238

2017 Maine SP 91

2017 Maine SP 91

2017 MA S490: Animal “Performance” Ban

2017 IN HB 1550

2017 H.R.2603

2017 FL SB230/HB587

2017 Arlington County, VA exotic animal ban

3.23.15 Lawsuit Motion for Leave

2015: Washoe County, NV: Animal Welfare Permit

2015: Washoe County Commercial Breeder Permit

2015 WV SB 247

2015 WV SB 222

2015 CT Review of Endangered Species

2015 990 Taxes

2014 Motion to Dismiss by USFWS

2014 FWS Proposed Import/Export Change

2014 Agenda FWS Injurious Listing Revision

2013 USARK Financials Summary

2013 USARK Financials Breakdown

2/3/17 Washoe County, NV

Ohio SB310-related: Wilkins, et al v. David Daniels


3.23.15 Amended Lawsuit

6.23.14: Reopening of Constrictor Rule Comment Period

ESA Flat-tailed Tortoise Petition

Clark County, NV: Title 10 proposed changes 2015

ESA Black Pinesnake Listing 10.6.15

ESA 2018: Sri Lankan Tarantulas

Egyptian Tortoise ESA Listing: 4/10/15

Egyptian Tortoise ESA comment

Dunedin, FL Testimony

Dunedin, FL Proposed Ordinance 12/4/14

Dunedin, FL 12/4/14 City Agenda

Constrictor Snakes as Injurious Wildlife: What It Means for Snake Owners

Constrictor Rule: Fall 2014 Agenda Announcement

Constrictor Rule Letters

Constrictor Rule Letter 2

Constrictor Rule Finalization Q & A 2015

Constrictor Rule Comment Reopening Federal Register 6.24.14


Clark County Letter 1

Clark County Sample Letter

6.23.14: USFWS Reopens Constrictor Rule Comment

Clark County Public Notice

Clark County Proposed Ordinance

Clark County Letter to Businesses

Clark County Alert Flyer 10.6.15

Clark County Alert Flyer 10.6.15

Clark County Alert 10.6.15 CLICK ICON

Clark County Alert 10.6.15 CLICK ICON


CBD FOIA request: Deadline 12/16/16

CatEx letter

Black Pine Snakes Comment Re-opening 2015

Black Pine Snake ESA Comment 2014

Black Pine Snake Comment Period 3.11.15

Beaver, PA Alert

Alert: Arkansas Wildlife Regulation Review 2018

ALC DWA Resolution

Maine HP 499, SD 746 2015

Lawsuit: FWS Appeal Reply Brief 2.1.16

Maine: Exotic Animal Law

State: CO Proposed Rule Change 2016 b

USARK 2014 Financials 990

USARK 2013 Financials IRS

USARK 2012 Financials 990

USARK 2011 Financials 990

USARK 2010 Financials 990

USARK 2009 Financials 990

USARK 2008 Financials 990

Turtle Regulation Rule Change: 2015

Summary House Omnibus Amendment SB 310

State: CO Proposed Rule Change 2016


South Carolina H 3985

SnakeDays Student Research Grant 2015

Buyer Agreement

Sample Responsible Buyer Agreement

Sample Pyxis Tortoise Comment

Salamander Rule Comment 2016

Salamander Rule Comment 2016

Salamander Injurious Listing: Federal Register 1.13.16

Salamander Injurious Listing: 2016

S3210: Invasive Fish and Wildlife Prevention Act

S. 1153: The Invasive Fish and Wildlife Prevention Act

USARK Ashe Letter 2013

USARK Declarations

Rhode Island Animal Performance Ban

Washoe County, NV Exotic Animal Ordinance Draft: December 2017

WV USFWS_findings_4_constrictors

WV Comment on Proposed Rule 61-30 (3)

WV Injurious_Species_comment

WV Comment on Proposed Rule 61-30 (2)

Comment on Proposed Rule 61-30

WV Comment on Proposed Rule 61-30 (1)

WI DWA Bill 2015

WI 2015: AB 333 Dangerous Wild Animal Act 9.10.15


West Virginia Proposed Dangerous Wild Animal List 7.2.14

West Virginia Proposed Banned Animals List 6.11.14

West Virginia Dangerous Wild Animal Rule Amendment 2019

Washoe County, NV 2016 September

Washoe County, NV 2016 September

USARK Extension to Comment Consrictor Request 6.26.14

Utah herp regulation changes 2019

USARK’s 2014 Constrictor Rule Comment

USARK Response to FWS Motion to Dismiss 6.11.14

USARK Promotional Flyer

USARK Promo Flyer

USARK Oppositon to Dismiss

USARK Membership Form

USARK Lawsuit: Preliminary Injunction Ruling

USARK Flyer 2014

S. 1153: Invasive Fish and Wildlife Prevention Act


NV: Clark County Animal Ordinance Title 10 Changes 8.17.15

Ohio HB 396

Reopening of Cat Ex Comment period

NV AB 361: 2015

NOAA 20 Species of Coral Threatened

Public Hearing Protocol: WI

NV: Clark County Title 10 Agenda for 8.22.15
Clark County Title 10 Agenda for 8.22.15

NV: Clark County Title 10 Agenda for 8.22.15

NMFS Orange Clownfish and Damselfish ESA

Pyxis Tortoise ESA Comment

Reptile Acquisition Templates
Buyer Template 2

Reptile Acquisition Templates

Proposed Exotic Animal Ban in Nixa, MO Aug. 2014

NHC: National Herpetological Congress announces new President

Nevada Exotic Bill 2013

NC H554 DWA Act 2015

Natchez, MS ban



Burmese Pythons in South Florida: 24 Documents

A Review of: Dorcas et al. 2012. Severe Mammal Declines Coincide with Proliferation of Invasive Burmese Pythons in Everglades National Park. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science


Burmese Python, Climate, Rodda et al

Burmese Pythons S. Fl., U of Fl.

Burmese Pythons; Climate, Rodda & Reed, 2008

Chicago Herp Society, Barker

Claims of Potential Expansion Throughout the US by Invasive Python Species Contradicted by Niche Models, Pyron et al

Climate Data Set Used by Rodda & Reed USGS

Critique of Mischaracterization of Climate Data by Gordon Rodda & Robert Reed, Barker & Barker 2010

Distribution Burmese Pythons, Barker

ENP Cold Python Study, Mazzotti et al, 2010

Florida Invaders, NPS & FWC, 2008

Genetics of Florida Burmese Pythons, Collins, Freeman & Snow

HB 352, Phillips, 2011

On Burmese Pythons in the Everglades, Barker & Barker, 2009

On Burmese Pythons/ Executive Summary, Barker & Barker, 2009

Reinterpretation of Climate Data, Barker & Barker 2010

Review of USGS Report on Giant Constrictors, Barker & Barker, 2010



SREL Cold Study, Dorcas et al. 2010

USDA Python/Cold Study, Avery et al, 2010

USDA Snake Trap 8/7/13

USGS Map, Rodda & Reed

USGS Risk Assessment for 9 Large Constricting Snakes, Rodda & Reed, 2009

Will They Come In Out of the Cold?, Barker & Barker, 2008

US Senate: 10 Documents

Amendment, Cardin, 2009

Independent Scientists Letter to Senate EPW RE S373, Jacobson & DeNardo et al, 2009


Kill-S373 Sample Letter

Petition Against S373

Petition Against S373 (printable version)

PIJAC Review of USGS Report on 9 Giant Contrictors, Reasor, 2009

S373 CBO Score

S373, Nelson, 2009

Senator Nelson to Senate EPW Committee, 2009

US Chamber of Commerce Opposition to S373

US Dept of Interior Letter Supporting S373, Salazar, 2009

Federal: 7 Documents

Americans Should NOT Be Forced under Lacey Act to Follow Foreign Laws in America

Cat-X meeting update

Categorical Exclusion Letter 7/24/13

Categorical exclusion under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) 7/1/13

H.R. 996 Analysis 2013

HR 2158 Injurious Snake Export Bill (5/2013)

Opening Statement of Chairman Doc Hastings

Reptile Statistics: 4 Documents

Animal Related Fatalities, Langley & Hunter

Are Animals Occupational Hazards, US BLS

Chicago Herp Society

Chicago Herp Society, McKenzie

NSCodds of dying

Odds of Dying, National Saftey Council

USARK: 9 Documents

Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies State of the Union

Model State Legislation, 2010

Summary of USARK S373 CBO Report, 2009

USARK 2009 Financial Statement, Tregembo & Fontes, 2010

USARK 2010 1st Quarter Report, Tregembo & Fontes, 2010

USARK 2010 2nd Quarter Report, Tregembo & Fontes, 2010

USARK 2010 3rd Quarter Report, Tregembo & Fontes, 2010

USARK 2010 Financial Report, Fontes & Tregembo, 2011

USARK 2011 Financial Report, Tregembo & Fontes 2012

Suspicious Incidents: 5 Documents

king cobra

Authorities Skeptical of King Cobra loose in NC

API Cobras

Born Free USA/ API Suspected of Cobra Release in NC

API Cobras NC

Possible Cobra Release by API in NC

Kimg Cobra NC

Suspicious King Cobra in NC

Suspicious Python Release in Tampa, USARK Press Release, 2009

State: 31 Documents

AZ HB 2375, Campbell, 2010

CA AB 339 (2013)

CA AB339 Reptile Show Amendment 2013

California Business and Professions Code exerpt (AB 339: 2013)

Connecticut Regulatory Proposal, 2010

Connecticut Rule Making, 2011

DAL Sponsor Letter, Balderson, 2012

FL S318, Sobel, 2009

FL S572, Constantine, 2010

H4218, Representative Kirsh, 2009

HB 1242, Peace, 2012

House Bill 5832 1/13

INs280, Arnold, 2010

LA County Regulatory Proposal, 2010

LA County Testimony, Roscher, 2010

LA- HB1354, Hill, 2010

Nevada AB 246 “Swap Meet Ban”

New York AB 2859 1/13

NYa7935, Clark, 2010

Ohio Agriculture Committee Agenda for DAL, 2012

Ohio Draft Executive Order, HSUS, OFB & Strickland

RIs2027, Tassoni, 2010

S2033, Tassoni et al, 2012

SB 310 Impact Summary

SB 477, Lucas, 2012

SB310 as passed by Senate, Balderson, 2011

SB310 Dangerous Wild Animal Legislation as Introduced, Balderson, 2011

SB3264, Steans, 2012

Senate Bill 477

Testimony On Non-native Frogs & Turtles CA FGC, 2010

West Virginia House Bill 2209 (2/13/14)

Animal Rights: 6 Documents

API Farming

Born Free USA/ API Livestock Farming

Born Free USA/ API Model Legislation to Ban Reptiles, Nicole Paquette

Defenders of Wildlife, Broken Screens, Jenkins

HSUS State Lobbying Guide

National Environmental Coalition on Invasive Species

Letter endorsing Injurious Wildlife Listing for Boa, Python & Eunectes, Jenkins

Politics of AR & Environmental Movement at the State Level, Hansen & Branam

USFWS Rule Change: 11 Documents

Business Case Study OMB, Brant, 2010

Economic OMB Testimony, 2010

Federal Register Notice of Proposed Rule Change, USFWS, 2010

Press Release Proposed Rule Change, USFWS, 2010

Scientific OMB Testimony, DeNardo, 2010

Snake Letter to Obama, HSUS, TNC, DOW et al, 2011

USARK Addendum to Public Comment on Rule Change, Collis, 2010

USARK Comment on USFWS Proposed Rule, Willens, 2010

USARK Information Quality Act Challenge, McDonald et al, 2010

USARK IQA APPEAL, MacDonald, Willens, 2010

USARK Response to USFWS Initial Regulatory Flexibility Analysis, Collins, & Fenili 2010

Various Information: 10 Documents

Delisting a Species as Endangered

Endangered Species Act Basics

FWS announces hiring freeze 3/11/13

Injurious Wildlife Fact Sheet

Listing a Species as Threatened or Endangered

Modern U.S. Reptile Industry (Economic Study 2011)

Permits for Native Species

Rebuttal to GES report criticisms

Reptile Times Interview with USARK President, Phil Goss

USARK 2012 Financial Report, Tregembo & Fontes 2013

US House of Representatives: 12 Documents

HR2811 CBO Score

HR2811, Meek, 2009


Independent Scientists Letter to House Judiciary Committee RE HR2811

NO on HR669

Sample Letter HR669

Take Action HR669

Stop HR669 in Subcommitte 4/4/09

USARK Letter To Del. Madeleline Bordallo May 20, 2009


USARK Position on Passage of HR669

USARK Proposed Amendment of HR2811, 2009

USARK Testimoney on HR2811, 2009

USARK Testimony on HR669

Industry Articles: 1 Document

NARBC Arlington article 2/2013

USARK Promotional Materials: 2 Documents

Petition Against USFWS Proposed Rule Change 2010

USARK Accomplishments in 2009 2010