ZAA Federal Legislative & Regulatory Updates (As of 6/21/2023)
BIG CAT PUBLIC SAFETY ACT (BCPSA) REGISTRATION
On June 12, 2023, the US Fish and Wildlife Service published its interim and proposed final regulations for implementing the BCPSA in the Federal Register. View the interim and proposed final regulations.
As interim regulations, they are effective immediately, albeit temporarily. The USFWS is accepting public comments on the regulations until August 11, 2023. ZAA is reviewing the regulations and will be submitting public comments. However, ZAA members are also encouraged to do the same.