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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

PUBLIC LAW 100-478—OCT. 7, 1988

102 STAT. 2321

(c) LIMITATION ON ELIGIBILITY.—An officer or employee of the

United States or of any State or local government who furnishes information or renders service in the performance of his or her official duties shall not be eligible for a reward under this section.

PART III—MISCELLANEOUS SEC. 2301. PERMISSION TO IMPORT OR EXPORT AFRICAN ELEPHANT IVORY. Section 9(d) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 U.S.C. 1538(d)) is amended to read as follows: "(d) IMPORTS AND EXPORTS.— Fish and fishing. "(1) IN GENERAL.—It is unlawful for any person, without first having obtained permission from the Secretary, to engage in business— "(A) as a n importer or exporter of fish or wildlife (other than shellfish and fishery products which (i) are not listed pursuant to section 4 of tlus Act as endangered species or threatened species, and (ii) are imported for purposes of human or animal consumption or taken in waters under the jurisdiction of the United States or on the high seas for recreational purposes); or "(B) as an importer or exporter of any amount of raw or worked African elephant ivory. "(2) REQUIREMENTS.—Any person required to obtain permis- Records. sion under paragraph (1) of this subsection shall— "(A) keep such records as will fully and correctly disclose each importation or exportation of fish, wildlife, plants, or African elephant ivory made by him and the subsequent disposition made by him with respect to such fish, wildlife, plants, or ivory; "(B) at all reasonable times upon notice by a duly authorized representative of the Secretary, afford such representative access to his place of business, an opportunity to examine his inventory of imported fish, wildlife, plants, or African elephant ivory and the records required to be kept under subparagraph (A) of this paragraph, and to copy such records; and "(C) file such reports as the Secretary may require. "(3) REGULATIONS.—The Secretary shall prescribe such regulations as are necessary and appropriate to carry out the purposes of this subsection. "(4) RESTRICTION ON CONSIDERATION OF VALUE OR AMOUNT OF AFRICAN ELEPHANT IVORY IMPORTED OR EXPORTED.—In granting

permission under this subsection for importation or exportation of African elephant ivory, the Secretary shall not vary the requirements for obtaining such permission on the basis of the value or amount of ivory imported or exported under such permission.". SEC. 2302. RELATIONSHIP TO ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT OF 1973. The authority of the Secretary under this title is in addition to and shall not affect the authority of the Secretary under the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) or diminish the Secretary's authority under the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 (16 U.S.C. 3371 et seq.).

16 USC 4241.