Congress Imposes Expansive New Requirements on Imports and Trade Related to Plants and Plant Products
Kelley Drye Client Advisory
September 24, 2008
On May 22, 2008, Congress aimed to curb illegal logging practices by amending the Lacey Act to impose strict, new guidelines for importing plants and plant products. The International Trade practice group has prepared an Advisory describing the new requirements imposed on imports and trade related to plants and plant products under this amendment.