PRIOR PRINTER'S NO. 262
PRINTER'S NO. 432
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
INTRODUCED BY ALLOWAY, LEACH, FARNESE, ERICKSON, BREWSTER, TARTAGLIONE, SCHWANK, FERLO, RAFFERTY, WOZNIAK, BOSCOLA AND COSTA, JANUARY 30, 2013
SENATOR GREENLEAF, JUDCIARY, AS AMENDED, FEBRUARY 12, 2013
10THE SALE OF SHARK FINS
15§ 5501. Definitions.
1"Shark fin." The raw, dried or otherwise processed detached
2fin or the raw, dried or otherwise processed detached tail of a
3member of the superorder selachimorpha. The term does not
4include a drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration of
5the Department of Health and Human Services of the United
7§ 5502. Prohibition.
12(1) Possession of a shark fin is permissible if:
19(i) is prepared for consumption; and
22§ 5503. Penalty.
23A person who violates section 5502 (relating to prohibition)
24commits a <-misdemeanor of the third degree summary offense. Each
25shark fin possessed, sold, offered for sale or purchased in
26violation of section 5502 is a separate offense.
27Section 2. This act shall take effect in 60 days.