To end the use of body-gripping traps in the National Wildlife Refuge System.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
This Act may be cited as the ``Refuge from Cruel Trapping Act''.
SEC. 2. POSSESSION OR USE OF BODY-GRIPPING TRAP PROHIBITED.
The National Wildlife Refuge System Administration Act of 1966 (16 U.S.C. 668dd et seq.) is amended by adding at the end the following:
``SEC. 6. POSSESSION OR USE OF BODY-GRIPPING TRAP PROHIBITED.
``(a) In General.--No person may possess or use a body-gripping trap in the System. ``(b) Enforcement Provisions.--Notwithstanding section 4(f), a person who possesses or uses a body-gripping trap in the System shall be subject to the following: ``(1) In the case of a first offense, a civil fine of not more than $500 imposed by the Secretary for each body-gripping trap possessed or used. ``(2) In the case of a subsequent offense-- ``(A) a civil fine of not more than $1,000 imposed by the Secretary for each body-gripping trap possessed or used; ``(B) imprisonment for not more than 180 days; or ``(C) both a civil fine and imprisonment in accordance with subparagraphs (A) and (B). ``(c) Forfeiture of Body-Gripping Trap.--Any body-gripping trap that is possessed or used in violation of this section, and any wildlife captured by the use of such trap, including the pelt or raw fur, shall be subject to forfeiture to the United States in accordance with the...